On the eve of the event, Baku residents and spectators will be able to move freely around the track. They can access closed zones alongside the circuit through underground and overpass passages assigned in advance. Temporary overpass passages will be based at the crossing of Azerbaijan Avenue and Istiglaliyyat Street, as well as at the city’s three intersections - the Khagani - Rashid Behbudov streets, Azadlig Avenue - Khagani Street and Neftchilar Avenue-Rashid Behbudov street.
The roads lying within Baku City Circuit and the areas around the track will be closed for the traffic starting from April 23th at 01:00 to 06:00 on May 1st.
The area where traffic restrictions are imposed is divided into 3 zones.
The first zone includes the streets lying along the Old City - Icheri Sheher. Zone 2 covers Azadlig (Freedom) Square and the areas around it. Finally, Zone 3 will be based on the UN 50th Anniversary Street.
It is important to note that due to entertainment programs at Chrystal Hall this year, road from Azneft circle to Flag Square will be closed for traffic. Only Resident Access Permit holders will be allowed to enter this zone.
Only Resident Access Permit holders will be allowed to enter the above-mentioned zones.
The Resident Access Permit stickers will be distributed to local residents, tenants and businesses located around that require access inside of the residential zones. The distribution of the stickers starts on 12 April onwards, till 23 April inclusive. The permits (stickers) are required to be displayed on all cars’ windshields.
The distribution of the stickers starts on 12 April onwards, till 23 April inclusive. Zone 1 entry stickers will be distributed by the State Historical-Architectural Reserve of Icheri Sheher, while Zone 2 permits will be provided by the Housing and communal services area N.4 and Zone 3 by the Housing and communal services area N.58.
For more detailed information about Zone 1 please call (012) 497-52-46, about Zones 2 (012) 498 88 06 and Zone 3 (012) 492 41 85.
The movement of traffic in Zones 1 and 2 will be allowed at night only from 00:00 through 06:00. Traffic will be open in Zone 3 during the day; however, only vehicles with permit (stickers) will be able to enter the Zone at any time. The entrance for Zone 1 will be located at Azneft circle, for Zone 2 at Rashid Behbudov street and for Zone 3 at Lermontov Street (Baku Waterfalls Park).
The underground parking garage in Winter Park will be free only for vehicles with Resident Access Permit stickers.
Yes. You can see these alternative roads in blue on the map which have been considered for continuous traffic flow. Please be advised that parking on these roads will strictly be prohibited, although they will stay open for traffic.
The streets highlighted in red on the road map will be entirely closed for traffic from 01:00 on April 23th to 06:00 on May 1st. Traffic management will be carried out by the Main Traffic Police Department.
Access to the F1 Fan Zone located at the National Seaside Park (Baku Boulevard – from Marriott hotel to Azneft circle) will be ceased for residents from April 25th at 08:00. During these days access to Park Bulvar shopping centre will be open.
Ticketholders will be able to access the Seaside Park beginning from April 26th at 13:00.
In accordance with the Traffic Management Plan which is designed to ensure uninterrupted traffic flows in the affected central streets of Baku during the race weekend on April 27-28-29, bus #65, #5 and #53 will operate from 6 a.m. to 4 a.m. whereas 28 May and Icheri Sheher metro stations will operate from 6 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Spectators who want to take bus #65 will be required to get off at the stop near the MUM Store in Azerbaijan Avenue and proceed to the relevant grandstand by foot. Please see bus stop locations for bus # 65 below:A. Javad Street – Azerbaijan Avenue – Fuzuli Square – Z. Ahmadbayov Street – Tbilisi Avenue – 20 Yanvar Street – A. Maharramov Street – Mir Jalal Street. This bus will operate at 5 minute interval.
Passengers willing to take bus # 5 are advised to exit at the stop which is located at the intersection of Rashid Behbudov and Nizami Streets and proceed to the relevant grandstand by foot. The bus will stop at the following locations throughout the event week:Narimanov Metro Station, 28 May Metro Station at Salatin Asgarova Street, 28 May Metro Station at Jafar Jabbarli Street, 28 May Street at Samed Vurgun Park, Nizami Street and Rashid Behbudov Street (close to Rashid Behbudov Theatre). This bus will operate at 3 minute interval.
Ticketholders who want to take bus #53 are encouraged to exit at the stop across the Palace of Hand Games, and proceed to the relevant grand stands by foot. The bus #53 will make stops at:Bayil settlement (the 20th area), Aquatic Centre, National Flag Square and Baku Sports Hall (turning maneuver at Funicular). This bus will operate at 6 minute interval.
Ticketholders who want to go to the venue by metro can exit at 28 May or Icheri Sheher metro stations and walk to the track.
On Friday, Saturday and Sunday the Main Concerts will take place in Baku Crystal Hall on the Coastal Boulevard adjacent to Flag Square.
The walk distance from the far point of the Boulevard Vending Area to Baku Crystal Hall is approximately 5km. For ticketholders who prefer using transport instead of walk, the shuttle buses will be available to reach the Baku Crystal Hall.
The schedule of operations as per below:Transfers from Race Track to Baku Crystal Hall
The updated guide & map with the routes to and from the Baku Crystal Hall together with bus stops locations will be available at www.bakucitycircuit.com closer to Event days.
Spectator Shuttle Service from Boulevard Vending Area to / from Baku Crystal Hall via Ferry In addition to the shuttle bus services, from Boulevard Vending area there will be available a free of charge ferry transfers to and from Baku Crystal Hall.
Vessel – "Mirvari".
Capacity – 450 passengers.