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Tickets and Upgrades

ADMISSION TICKETS - NOT FOR SALE AT THE GATE - Admission tickets can only be bought online in advance and are not available at the gates.

UNDER 16s FREE WITH TICKET HOLDER - Please select the number of free child passes when ordering or login to your account to add additional child passes.

FREE CAR PARKING - Car parking is free for ticket holders - however please select the number of cars you will be bringing into an Air Tattoo Car Park to assist us with our traffic management - you will not be issued with a permit. By selecting subsidised admission with shuttle bus or park & ride you are not entitled to bring your car to the Air Tattoo.

DISABLED FACILITIES/ACCESSIBILITY - Please see HERE for full details of our carers concession, Disabled Enclosure (Friday, Saturday or Sunday) and Disabled Parking Permits. These cannot be booked online.

COACH TRAVEL & GROUPS - Attend by coach with a combined ticket/travel package. View the current list of coach operators HERE. If you are looking to run a coach tour to the Air Tattoo you can find more information HERE.

CHARITY TICKETS - We have a very limited number of charity tickets for the Air Tattoo available to local groups, organisations and charities. Read the terms and conditions and apply for tickets HERE.

ADMIN FEE - £2 admin fee per booking. Please check your order carefully as changes later will incur a fee of £20.

BOOK ONLINE OR CALL 01285 713 456  (8.30am - 5.30pm, Mon - Fri). Our lines maybe busy so please leave a message and we will return your call. 

DISCOUNTS - Armed Forces personnel and veterans can obtain discount through the Defence Discount Service. Sign up on their website and find the code. Enter the code into your online order on this site.

When you buy Super Earlybird (Fri) Ends 31 January £10 Discount
Earlybird (Fri) 1 February - 2 May £5 Discount
Standard (Fri) 3 May until sold out Full Price
Super Earlybird (Sat/Sun) Ends 31 January £13 Discount
Earlybird (Sat/Sun) 1 February - 2 May £8 Discount
Standard (Sat/Sun) 3 May until sold out Full Price
Number of days you buy Multi-day discounts apply for 2 or 3 day admission Up to £10
What you buy Combined admission & Swindon Shuttle Bus Only £3 return

Combined admission & Cheltenham Park & Ride Only £5 return


The prices below include the current Super Earlybird discount until 31 January 2017.

1 Day Ticket Under 16
16 and Over
Friday 14 July (4 hour flying display) FREE
£29.00 BUY NOW
Saturday 15 July (8 hour flying display) FREE £42.00
BUY NOW
Sunday 16 July (8 hour flying display) FREE
£42.00
BUY NOW
2 Day Ticket
Friday 14 + Saturday 15 July FREE
£66.00 BUY NOW
Friday 14 + Sunday 16 July FREE £66.00
BUY NOW
Saturday 15 + Sunday 16 July FREE
£79.00
BUY NOW
3 Day Ticket
Friday 14 + Saturday 15 + Sunday 16 July FREE
£103.00 BUY NOW
Subsidised Admission and Bus


Admission + Swindon Shuttle Bus more info £3 return per day £3 return per day* BUY NOW
Admission + Cheltenham Park & Ride more info £5 return per day £5 return per day* BUY NOW

By selecting the subsidised admission ticket with shuttle bus or park & ride option you are not entitled to bring your car to the Air Tattoo. Your ticket will only be valid for the Yellow entry point which is the dedicated entrance for bus passengers and pedestrians.

*In addition to the ticket price.

UPGRADE WITH AN ENCLOSURE


A great place for all the family, the Viewing Village has a choice of a Grandstand or Garden Seat (not Friday). The price below is in addition to your admission ticket.

Viewing Village Under 5 (no seat) 5 years and over
Friday 14 July - Grandstand Seat FREE £29.00 BUY NOW
Saturday 15 July - Grandstand Seat FREE £32.00 BUY NOW
Saturday 15 July - Garden Seat FREE £29.00 BUY NOW
Sunday 16 July - Grandstand Seat FREE £32.00 BUY NOW
Sunday 16 July - Garden Seat FREE £29.00 BUY NOW

Pimm's Flight Deck upgrade includes a picnic style lunch, crowdline position and private toilets. The Flight Deck is not open on Friday. The price below is in addition to your admission ticket.

Pimm's Flight Deck Under 5 (no seat) 5 years and over
Saturday 15 July FREE £62.00 BUY NOW
Sunday 16 July FREE £62.00 BUY NOW

A Cotswold Club upgrade includes a tasty lunch, crowdline position and private toilets. The price below is in addition to your admission ticket.

Cotswold Club Under 5 (no seat) 5 years and over
Friday 14 July N/A £65.00 BUY NOW
Saturday 15 July N/A £70.00 BUY NOW
Sunday 16 July N/A £70.00 BUY NOW

An Aviation Club upgrade includes access to the VIP traffic route and car park, morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea, private garden and grandstand. The price below is in addition to your admission ticket.

Aviation Club Under 5 5 years and over
Friday 14 July N/A £130.00 BUY NOW
Saturday 15 July N/A £140.00 BUY NOW
Sunday 16 July N/A £140.00 BUY NOW


Experience informal luxury in our exclusive First Class Enclosure situated in a central position on the crowdline it offers all-day contemporary catering and inclusive bar. The price below is in addition to your admission ticket.

First Class Lounge
Under 5 5 years and over
Friday 14 July FREE £250.00 BUY NOW
Saturday 15 July FREE £310.00 BUY NOW
Sunday 16 July FREE £310.00 BUY NOW

The Lightning Pavilion is the ultimate place to enjoy the Air Tattoo. For more information or to book please contact Sandra Keen on 01285 713300 ext 5339 or moc/etcfar//neek/ardnas. The price below includes admission.

Lightning Pavilion Under 12 12 years and over
Friday 14 July N/A £438 MORE INFO
Saturday 15 July N/A £516 MORE INFO
Sunday 16 July N/A £516 MORE INFO

A Friend of the Royal International Air Tattoo membership package is ideal if you are passionate about aviation and photography as you get exclusive access to a centrally located grandstand, private marquee, free WiFi, private toilets and secure left luggage facilities.

FRIAT Membership Under 5 5-15 years 16 and over
MACH-1 Sat 15 July - Sun 16 July (2 days) N/A £90.00 £180.00 BUY NOW
MACH-2 Fri 14 July - Mon 17 July (4 days) N/A £100.00 £200.00 BUY NOW
MACH-3 Wed 12 July - Mon 17 July (6 days)
N/A £110.00 £220.00 BUY NOW


As there is no suitable parking or appropriate facilities on the public highways and pedestrian walkways surrounding RAF Fairford the Park & View enclosure is provided for your safety and convenience. Open to view arrivals (Wed-Thurs) and departures (Mon). Monday Park & View available online until midnight on 12 July and on the gate which opens at 7.30am.

Park & View Area Under 16 16 and over
Wednesday 12 July FREE £15 BUY NOW
Thursday 13 July FREE £15 BUY NOW
Monday 17 July FREE £20 BUY NOW

Available to 'click and collect', buy your Souvenir Programme in advance for only £10 (on the day £12) and you will be emailed a voucher to enable you to collect your copy at the Air Tattoo.

Click and Collect Souvenir Programme
£10.00 BUY NOW

In this section....

  • General Admission
    Now on sale for Friday 14, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July 2017. Admission tickets are not available at the gates
  • Viewing Village
    Get a bird's-eye view from the grandstand or take a seat in the garden, located on the crowdline
  • Pimm's Flight Deck
    Take it easy in comfortable director's chair seating in the Pimm's garden with an inclusive picnic-style lunch and a gelato dessert
  • Cotswold Club
    Enjoy a delightful Cotswold lunch in this white picket fenced garden enclosure situated on the crowdline
  • Aviation Club
    The Aviation Club offers individuals and groups a very special day out in a relaxed environment
  • First Class Lounge
    This exclusive enclosure is the perfect option for an unbeatable view of the flying display in a relaxed yet sophisticated environment
  • Lightning Pavilion
    Perfect for discerning customers who enjoy the finer things in life. Suitable for both business groups, social or family parties
  • Friends of RIAT
    Friends of the Royal International Air Tattoo (FRIAT) packages offer a wide variety of benefits for aircraft enthusiasts
  • Park and View
    Enclosures provided for your safety and convenience to watch the arrivals, rehearsals and departures of the aircraft 
  • Coach Travel & Groups
    Why not travel to the Air Tattoo by coach? It saves having to drive and park, leaving you to sit back and enjoy the ride!
  • Pre-Sale Souvenir Programme
    Available for 'Click and Collect' at the show, you can pre-order a 2017 Souvenir Programme for only £10 - saving £2
  • Disabled Facilities
    To book carers tickets, the Disabled Enclosure and Disabled Parking Permit call  01285 713 456 (Mon-Fri 8.30am - 5.30pm) 
  • Gift Vouchers
    Instead of buying tickets or merchandise as a present why not get that special someone a gift voucher so they can chose?

“It was an epic spectacle, as magical as anything you've ever seen in the West End, and as loud as anything you've ever heard at Knebworth.”

Jeremy Clarkson, Television Presenter

“All the thrills, excitement and noise of a Grand Prix, but in the air!”

Jenson Button, Formula 1 Racing Driver

“This is the best airshow!”

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut

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