Key Facts, International Travel, and Things to Do


    As the capital of Texas and the second largest state capital in the United States, there is always something to do in Austin. This vibrant university city is bursting with culture and offers plenty of museums, as well as historic walking tours for the more active tourist. From hiking or biking around Lady Bird Lake, to exploring the Texas State History Museum, to catching a live concert in 'The Live Music Capital of the World,' you will never be lost for things to do during your stay.

    • Language: English
    • Currency: US Dollar (USD)
    • Time Zone: CST (GMT-0600)

    International Travel

    The nearest airport to the Circuit Of The Americas is the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, which is around 15km from the track. London Heathrow are now operating direct flights 5 days a week to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and various domestic airlines also fly from other American cities to this airport.

    More frequent international flights arrive at George Bush Intercontinenal Airport, in Houston. This is around a 4 hour drive from Austin.


    For more information on where to stay and accommodation, check out our dedicated Accommodation page.

    Things To Do

    In Austin, you can enjoy an interesting diversity of activities, don't miss out on what is happening in Austin and have a look at the following website:

    Location Map

    Important Info

    Provisional Date

    The date of this race is based on the provisional calendar. Usually these dates do not change but this cannot be guaranteed until the final calendar is released towards the end of the year. If the date of the race does change, it will not affect the validity of any tickets you purchase for the event. If possible, we recommend booking any accommodation and flights/travel on a flexible basis or waiting until the calendar is confirmed.

    For extra peace of mind, you can take out Booking Protection cover at the checkout and receive a refund on your booking including service and delivery fees if the event date changes and you cannot attend on the new date.

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