Where can I park at The Open?

Modified on Wed, 07 Feb 2024 at 01:49 PM

Car and Motorcycle Parking

All public car parking will be located at The Open Park & Ride facilities, where dedicated buses will be available to transport spectators arriving by car or motorbike to the course.


Parking tickets will be available to purchase on arrival at a cost of £15 from Sunday 14 to Tuesday 16 July, and £20 from Wednesday 17 to Sunday 21 July. A £5 discount will be applied to tickets purchased in advance (up to the day before).


Motorbike parking will be available at a cost of £5 per day.


A free of charge drop off and pick-up area is provided at each Park & Ride car park for those who wish to drop off and collect friends and family. There is no charge for the use of the dedicated bus service to and from the course.


Please note overnight parking is not permitted at The Open Park & Ride facilities. 

 

There will be no electric vehicle charging facilities available at The Open Park & Ride facilities. If you are travelling to The Open in an electric vehicle, please plan accordingly.


Car Parking passes for The 152nd Open will be available for advanced purchase on our website, 2-3 months prior to the Championship. 


Gate Opening Times and Park & Ride Service Times

 

Day

 Gates Open

 Hours of Play 

 First service from P&R to the course

 Last service from the course to P&R

Sunday 14 July

9 am

Throughout the day

8 am

8 pm

Monday 15 July

7 am

Throughout the day

6.45 am

8 pm

Tuesday 16 July

7 am

Throughout the day

6.45 am

8 pm

Wednesday 17 July

7 am

Throughout the day

6.45 am

8 pm

Thursday 18 July

6 am

6.35 am-8.30 pm estimated

5.45 am

10 pm

Friday 19 July

6 am

6.35 am-8.30 pm estimated

5.45 am

10 pm

Saturday 20 July

7 am

8 am-7 pm estimated

6.45 am

9 pm

Sunday 21 July

7 am

8 am-7 pm estimated

6.45 am

9 pm


Directions to The Open Park & Ride facilities and more information about getting to The Open are available here


Bicycle Parking

National Cycle Route 7 (NCR7) runs right past Royal Troon Golf Club and links to Prestwick, Ayr, Irvine and Kilwinning. National Cycle Route 73 links Kilmarnock to Ardrossan and connects with NCR7 in Irvine to join the route to and from Troon. 


A free cycle park will be provided close to the main public entrance to The 152nd Open. Please follow the blue cycle route signage to Troon on NCR7 then look out for signs for Bicycle Parking on approach to The Open. Please use the free cycle park and do not lock bicycles to perimeter fencing as they may be removed for security reasons. For further information on the cycle network in the local area, please visit the Sustrans website.


Coach and Minibus Parking (including motor homes)

Minibus parking will be available at a cost of £25 per day if pre-booked for vehicles measuring between 5 metres and 7.99 metres in length and/or with a seat capacity between 10 and 22 seats. Minibus parking will be available to purchase on arrival at a cost of £35 per day, subject to availability.


Coach parking will available at a cost of £40 per day for vehicles measuring 8 metres or more in length and/or a seat capacity greater than 22 seats. Coach parking will be available to purchase on arrival at a cost of £50 per day, subject to availability.

 

All minibus and coach parking is located within 1km of the main public entrance to The 152nd Open.

 

If you wish to purchase coach or minibus parking for The 152nd Open, please use the Contact Us form to make a request and our customer service team will respond to you by email.


Please note overnight parking is not permitted at The Open Coach Park. There are no motor home hook up facilities available. Coach and Minibus drivers should follow signs to the Coach Park. All minibus and coach parking will be located within walking distance of the course.


Accessible Parking

Pre-booked accessible parking will be available free of charge for Blue Badge holders arriving by car, coach or minibus. An accessible minibus shuttle will be provided from the accessible parking facilities to the main venue entrance. The deadline for pre-booked coach and minibus parking is Friday 28 June 2024. Please click here for more information about accessible parking at The Open.

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