Show Information

The Show is taking place at Farnborough International Exhibition Centre, where the world-famous Air Show is held. This offers visitors an unmatched combination of both indoor and outdoor space.

When does the show happen?


The Show is taking place on
Thursday, August 15th, 10am – 6pm
Friday, August 16th, 10am – 6pm
Saturday, August 17th, 10am – 6pm
Sunday, August 18th, 10am – 5pm

Booking & Tickets

Tickets will be sent electronically and you should receive them within 30 minutes of your booking.  If you haven’t received them, please contact https://www.seetickets.com/customerservice/.

How can I update my details?


You can update your ticket contact details here www.seetickets.com/customerservice.

Driving experiences can be booked at the show. Please note that places are limited and are on first come, first serve.

Please contact the SeeTicket customer service team www.seetickets.com/customerservice who will be able to assist you.

Personal Assistant or Carer tickets are only issued one per full price paying adult ticket.

Tickets will be issued where a disabled customer requires a significant amount of support from another person to attend the event. This support must be beyond what can reasonably be expected to be provided by friends and family already in attendance with you. Proof of entitlement must be provided at the entrance before a carer is allowed into the show.

No under 17’s are permitted on site unless accompanied by an adult. Where relevant, under 17’s with disability and relevant proof of entitlement will receive free access when accompanied by an adult who must be in possession of a standard adult ticket.

Proof of entitlement accepted will be one of the following– Entitlement to Disability Living Allowance for children under 16 or DLA/Personal Independent Payments (PIP) for those aged 16-64, either in the form of a letter stating that the benefit has been awarded, or the actual Allowance book.

Attendance Allowance or Carer’s Allowance letter of award
Incapacity Benefit books, or a letter notifying the recipient that the benefit has been awarded Incapacity Benefit or Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
A valid Blue Badge
In the case of visual impairment, a registration card known as the BD8 or a Certificate of Visual Impairment (CVI)
A local authority registration document which is local to the attraction where it is being submitted
A recognised Assistance Dog ID Card
Credibility’s Access Card

Due to the limited number of VIP spaces available at the show we do not offer specific child tickets. Children are of course welcome into the VIP area, but must hold a valid VIP ticket

Travelling & Parking

How to get to the show


By Car
Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre is located just off the A325, accessible from the M3 (J4) and A31. For SatNav directions, please use the following postcode: GU11 2JL. From here follow signs for The British Motor Show Park & Ride. There will be additional signage for Blue Badge and VIP.

By Train
Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre is within easy reach of four stations – Farnborough Main, Farnborough North, North Camp and Aldershot. We would recommend using Farnborough Main. There are regular buses from Farnborough Main to the venue, route 41 will take you to the venue and route 1 is a short walk from the entrance gate.

By Air
London Heathrow is a 30-minute drive from Farnborough. Alternatively, there is a shuttle bus from Heathrow to Woking Train Station where visitors can transfer to Farnborough Main by train in just 10 minutes.  Please visit Heathrow Airport website for more details.  London Gatwick is a 50-minute drive from Farnborough or alternatively 50 minutes by train from Gatwick to North Camp from where it is a 10-minute taxi ride to the venue. Please visit Gatwick Airport website for more details.

There will be FREE parking spaces for visitors.  The free parking will be in Queens Parade car park, follow signage for The British Motor Show Park & Ride.  There will be regular shuttle buses to the gate or it’s a pleasant 10-minute walk if you fancy a stroll.

Disabled parking is available.  Please ensure you display your blue badge in your car and the traffic marshals will direct you to the disabled car park.

All VIP ticket holders will receive a pass in the run-up to the show, which must be displayed in your screen to gain entry.

If you are driving an Electric Vehicle, we will have a limited number of charging stations.  These will be available on a first come first served basis.

The British Motor Show has teamed up with EventBeds by NuBreed Hotels to offer exclusive deals at localised hotels with savings of up to 35% for all attendees. Click here to visit our dedicated booking widget and make sure to book early as rooms are limited. Flexible rates apply so you can always amend your booking nearer the time if needed. There is no camping on site, but there are a number of camp site within a short drive.

General Show Information

Is the event Covid secure?


Under the current Government Guidance, it is no longer a legal requirement to provide proof of vaccination or to wear a mask. The British Motor Show team have been working hard to ensure our events remain safe and enjoyable for all of our visitors.

Disabled parking is available.  Please ensure you display your blue badge in your car and the traffic marshals will direct you to the disabled car park. The event and the venue are completely wheelchair-accessible, with accessible and disabled toilets are available throughout the venue.

The event is a family day out and there will be plenty of space for buggies and prams throughout the venue.

We’re working on providing a fantastic selection of food at the show. With many automotive-themed outlets. We’ll be providing a wide selection of food for all tastes. You are  also welcome to bring picnics to the show, but no glass bottles or containers are allowed. You will be asked to leave them at the gates.

Unfortunately, no, animals are not permitted on-site at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre with the exception of assistance dogs.

Is there a cloakroom?


There will not be a cloakroom facility for bags and coats this year.

No.  Although our catering units are equipped to take card payments, we recommend you come to the site prepared if you wish to make cash purchases.

Do you have WiFi?


Yes, public WiFi is available inside the exhibition halls.

Sharp objects and knives (other than sensible picnic cutlery)
Restricted and illegal substances
Offensive weapons and items that are deemed dangerous, offensive or unsuitable
Drones or remote-controlled aircraft
Step ladders or any similar item which may obstruct another attendees’ view
Lasers, fireworks  and pyrotechnics
Any items which might be subject to ambush marketing
Smoke canisters
Tents and shelters
Four-wheeled carry carts (doesn’t include those used to carry children, but must be empty at the entry gate)
Powered scooters (excluding disability scooters) / hover boards
Electric cycles
Sun parasols
Any item, which in the opinion of Automotion Events Ltd, may be inappropriate