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Sandown Park Transport Options



The racecourse is located in a picturesque parkland setting in the town of Esher, Surrey.

It is within the M25 and only 25 minutes by train from London Waterloo or 15 miles from South West London.


From London, take the A3 and follow the brown venue signs to Sandown Park. Exit A3 on to the A307 and continue to follow the brown venue signs. Alternatively, from the M25, exit at Junction 10 and follow the A3 towards London then exit onto the A307 and follow the brown venue signs.


If using a Sat Nav, please enter 'Portsmouth Road' rather than the Sandown Park postcode - this will bring you to our main car park which is just off the A307 (Esher High Street) and is directly in front of the main entrance.


Visit AA Route Planner to plan your journey.

Esher rail station is just a 10 minute flat walk from the main entrance and can be reached by crossing the centre of the course on racedays..


On cold days, frost covers may be on the track, meaning the crossing from the train station into the centre of the course will be closed. Please leave plenty of time for arrival, as the time it will take to walk to the racecourse entrance will be increased. Please be aware updates on frost covers on the track will be updated on the individual event pages.

On a non-raceday, visitors should turn left out of the station onto Station Road and then right at the T- junction to join the A307 Portsmouth Road. The entrance to Sandown Park is on the right hand side.


Please note that Esher rail station is located outside of Zones 1-6 and that Oyster Cards are not valid when travelling to Esher. A paper ticket must be purchased in advance of travelling.

For all National Rail enquiries please call 08457 48 49 50 or visit their website.

Sandown Park has a helipad for personnel attending racing only; people wishing to arrive by helicopter should please contact us in advance by calling 01372 46 43 48.

London airports Heathrow and Gatwick are approximately 12 and 25 miles away by road respectively.

There is a taxi rank at Esher rail station.

Parking is free in the centre of the racecourse, which you can reach from the More Lane entrance. Please note that the course will be shut for approximately 10 minutes before and after each race as there will be horses on the course. The entrance/exit will otherwise be open/re-opened.


Alternatively, for £10 you can park in the main car park off the Portsmouth Road.


Coach parking is free - just follow the Sandown Park signposts on all approach routes and park in the area off the Portsmouth Road.


There are allocated disabled parking spaces in the main Portsmouth Road car park, which is free of charge to all blue badge holders. The parking is very close to the main entrance and the Grandstand.


Please check the event specific detail on the fixture page for parking information under ‘Parking on a raceday’.

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Sandown Park Racecourse
Portsmouth Rd, Esher, Surrey
KT10 9AJ

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