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Admission with Shuttle Bus or Park & Ride

To enable easy access to the event we offer a subsided combined admission ticket with dedicated Shuttle Bus from Swindon Bus Station or Park & Ride from Cheltenham Racecourse or Gloucester. These come straight into the show to the Yellow Customer Entry Point at the eastern end of the showground which is for visitors that travel to the event by Bus, Coach, bike or on foot.

Swindon Shuttle Bus - Only £4 Return with an Admission Ticket

Bus tickets can also be purchased on the day at Swindon Bus Station on production of a valid Air Tattoo Admission Ticket. Parking is not provided and car parks can found HERE. Swindon Bus Station is only a 5 minute walk from the Train Station however please check train times and planned engineering works with the train operator HERE before booking your Air Tattoo tickets.
 
Journey time is about 30 minutes and services run frequently (approx. every 20 minutes) during these times:

Swindon Bus Station to the Air Tattoo - Fri/Sat/Sun
  • First departure to Air Tattoo from Swindon 6.45am and every 20 minutes thereafter until 12.00pm
  • First departure to Swindon from Air Tattoo 2.00pm and every 20 minutes thereafter until 7.30pm
  • Cost - £4 return (when purchased with an admission ticket)

Park and View Bus - Tues-Thurs/Mon

  • First departure 7.00am running every hour until 9.00am.
  • First return 3.00pm every hour until 6.00pm
  • Cost - £6 adult and £3 child return

Cheltenham Racecourse Park & Ride - Only £5 Return with an Admission Ticket

Tickets are limited and can only be bought in advance. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the bus you wish to catch. Cheltenham Racecourse has free parking on site. Journey time is about 1 hour 30 minutes.

Cheltenham to Air Tattoo
  • Friday - One departure at 7.00am
  • Sat/Sun - First departure 6.45am every hour until 9.45am
Air Tattoo to Cheltenham
  • Friday - One return at 7.00pm
  • Sat/Sun - First return 4.30pm every hour until 7.30pm
  • Cost - £5 adult and child return when purchased with an admission ticket

Gloucester Park & Ride - Only £5 Return with an Admission Ticket

Tickets are limited and can only be bought in advance. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the bus you wish to catch. Journey time is about 1 hour 30 minutes.

Gloucester to Air Tattoo
  • Sat/Sun - Only departure 7.00am
Air Tattoo to Gloucester
  • Sat/Sun - Only return 7.00pm
  • Cost - £5 adult and child return when purchased with an admission ticket
You are not entitled to bring your car to the Air Tattoo if you select the subsidised admission with Shuttle Bus or Park & Ride as your ticket is only valid for the Yellow Customer Entry Point. All buses will also depart from here (Yellow).

You can buy your Swindon Shuttle Bus ticket in advance or on the day, when you produce your valid Air Tattoo admission ticket.

Cheltenham and Gloucester Park and Ride services must be booked in advance. 

“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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