Three days of traffic disruptions for Historic Monaco Grand Prix

The Historic Monaco Grand Prix will have a severe impact on travel throughout the Principality from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th May. Here is everything you need to know. 

The 14th Historic Monaco Grand Prix is returning this weekend, much to the delight of car collectors and enthusiasts of motorsports, particularly those of yesteryear. 

A series of classic car races will be held on the legendary Monaco circuit and, as a result, major disruptions to traffic is planned, particularly impacting cars, buses and parking. 

Driving disruptions

From 10th to 12th May, from early morning until the end of the events, many roads will be closed including boulevard Albert Ier and Place du Casino, down to rue Grimaldi, tunnel Rocher Noshes and the entrance to Place Sainte-Devote. 

Detours will be put in place, however people are encouraged to avoid driving if possible. 

The Waze real-time road map is a useful resource

To monitor the traffic, people can use the Waze app or check the website:

Parking on the roads located on the circuit will also be banned. 

Pedestrian access restrictions

During race times, pedestrians without access tickets will be restricted from walking on roads located on or sometimes near the circuit, including Darse Sud, avenue de la Costa, and Boulevard du Larvotto, between the roundabout leading to avenue de Grande-Bretagne and rue Louis Aureglia.

Bus circulation

All bus stops on the circuit will not be served by the CAM bus service during race times. 

Special ‘Circuit’ and ‘Salines’ shuttles will operate from the new Parking des Salines, offered free for spectators of the race upon presentation of the parking ticket. The express buses will run every 10 minutes between 8am and 8pm. 

Bus line 6 will not be in operation at all. 

For more information on buses, people can visit the website 


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