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Goodwood is located just to the north of Chichester, only 60 miles from London and 30 miles from both Brighton and Southampton.

Free Transport

We want to make getting to and from Goodwood as easy and straightforward as possible.A free Stagecoach bus service (route 900) to Goodwood Racecourse is operating from Chichester railway station for Three Friday Nights. Buses will depart at 16.15pm - 17.45pm in 30 minute intervals.

Free shuttle buses will be also be running from Arundel, Bognor Regis, Midhurst, Petersfield, Petworth, Portsmouth and Gosport. These bus services operate on a first come, first served basis so to ensure your place please make sure you arrive in plenty of time.

For Portsmouth buses you will receive a stamp on the journey to Goodwood which will guarantee you a seat on the return journey, provided you are on time for its departure at 23:15. If you are wishing to use only the return journey to Portsmouth, you will be allocated a seat once all the stamped guests from the outward journey are on board.


Bus Timetable

  Bus Number
Collection & Drop Off Service Departs    Departs Goodwood
Arundel 912
Arundel Riverbank
16:20 23:15
Bognor Regis
912 Bognor Regis High Street
16:45 23:15
Railway Station
16:15 - 17:45 in 30 minute intervals
21:45 - 23:30 in 30 minute intervals
Midhurst 913
Midhurst Bus Stand
Petersfield, Swan Street
Petworth Square
16:40 23:15
Fratton (Bus stop adjacent to the Train Station, over the bridge) & Havant Bus Station
16:05 & 16:20 at Fratton & 16:45 at Havant
915 Fareham, Havant Bus Stations
15:50 & 16:20 at Fareham Bus Station & 16:50 at Havant

Return Journey

Buses will be running back to Chichester from 21.45pm at 30 minute intervals, with the last bus leaving at 40 minutes following the close of the event.  All other buses will leave Goodwood at 23.15pm promptly. The journeys will be operated with double-deckers, but will be strictly first come, first served. Those travelling on the inbound journeys to Goodwood will be given a pass which will guarantee them a seat on the return journey, provided they are at the bus by 23.15.


By Road

If you are travelling by car, you will be directed to the drop-off and pick-up point located opposite the East Entrance by the Gordon Enclosure. For the safety of all our visitors, Goodwood Racecourse will be operating some road closures throughout the event. Please ensure you follow the alternative routes as signposted, or directed by the marshalls.


Please be aware, for the safety of all our visitors Goodwood Racecourse will be operating some road closures throughout the event. Please ensure you follow the alternative routes as signposted, or directed by the marshalls.

From London

Follow the A3 (Junction 10 on the M25) south towards Guildford. About 3 miles past Guildford, at the Milford turning, take the A283 to Petworth, then the A285 to Chichester for about 6 miles.

Just beyond Upwaltham, turn right at the brown Goodwood sign. Continue 3 miles along the road to the racecourse.

From the East

Follow the A27 towards Chichester. At the Tangmere roundabout before Chichester, turn right following signs for Boxgrove & Halnaker.

Go through the village and straight over at the crossroads, (there is a flint wall on your right). Continue on this road for about half a mile, turn right at the T junction and continue on for 2 miles. Turn left at the next junction and the racecourse is on the right.

From the West

Follow the A27 to Chichester. At Chichester, stay on the A27 By-Pass/Ring Road. After the only set of traffic lights, take the second exit at the next roundabout signposted Goodwood. At the next roundabout take the second exit.

You will pass the Motor Circuit on the left, until you reach a small roundabout. Go straight over this roundabout and continue straight on and follow signs for Goodwood Racecourse. Turn right into the Racecourse and follow the road round and you will find a gate entrance on the left hand side, as you drive though the gates to the right hand side is the Racecourse offices, park anywhere in this area and report to the Racecourse Reception.


We strongly suggest if you are wishing to come by taxi to book in advance. Starline Taxis will be operating a taxi rank service from the Richmond Enclosure's West Entrance, but, due to high demand we recommend pre-booking. Call 01243 531666 to book.

For your own personal safety please do not attempt to walk home on any of the public or private roads leading from the Racecourse.

By Rail

Rail services

There is a regular service from London Victoria to Chichester (1hour, 40 minutes), plus the coastal service from Brighton and Portsmouth. Buses or taxis are available at Chichester Station.

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National rail enquiries

Telephone: +44 (0)8457 484950

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