Key Facts, International Travel, and Things to Do

AMERICAS MOTOGP 2020 DESTINATION & TOURISM

KEY FACTS, INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL, AND THINGS TO DO

Background

As the capital of Texas and the second largest state capital in the United States, there is always something to do in Austin. This vibrant university city is bursting with culture and offers plenty of museums, as well as historic walking tours for the more active tourist. From hiking or biking around Lady Bird Lake, to exploring the Texas State History Museum, to catching a live concert in 'The Live Music Capital of the World,' you will never be lost for things to do during your stay.

  • Language

    English
  • Currency

    US Dollar (USD)
  • Time Zone

    CDT (GMT-0500)
Downtown Austin

Downtown Austin

International Travel

The nearest airport to the Circuit Of The Americas is the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, which is around 15km from the track. London Heathrow are now operating direct flights 5 days a week to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and various domestic airlines also fly from other American cities to this airport.

More frequent international flights arrive at George Bush Intercontinenal Airport, in Houston. This is around a 4 hour drive from Austin.

Accommodation

For more information on where to stay and accommodation, check out our dedicated Accommodation page.

Things to do

In Austin, you can enjoy an interesting diversity of activities, don't miss out on what is happening in Austin and have a look at the following website: https://www.austintexas.org/visit/things-to-do/

Weather

April in Texas is generally mild, with the possibility of rain. It is recommended to be prepared for both wet and dry weather and have a poncho or other wet weather overcoat to hand, particularly as most grandstands are not covered.

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Fri 9:55
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Free Practice 1
Fri 14:05
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Free Practice 2
Sat 9:55
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Free Practice 3
Sat 13:30
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Free Practice 4
Sat 14:10
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Qualifying 1
Sat 14:35
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Qualifying 2
Sun 9:40
MotoGP
Warm Up
Sun 14:00
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Race