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Members Parking

Members: £5.00

Please note, this site is only available on a pre-booked basis. It will not be possible to pay on the day.

To book, please phone the Ticket and Membership Office on 02380 472 002.

The parking location is on Botley Road, approximately 400 meters from the ground. 

Please be aware the parking surface is grass and the car park is parked from the front.

Please allow plenty of time for your journey as the local roads will be very busy.


Accessible Parking

Members: £5.00

Non-members: £10.00

A limited number of accessible parking spaces are available at the Ageas Bowl which are located near both entrances.

Please note, this site is only available on a pre-booked basis. It will not be possible to pay on the day.

To book, please phone the Ticket and Membership Office on 02380 472 002.


Park and Ride

Junction 5, M27. University of Southampton Sports Ground, Wide Lane, Eastleigh SO50 5PE.

In advance – £10.00*

Pay on the Day - £15.00*

Passport (5 days) - £30.00**

 

*An additional fee of £5.00 will be charged if the vehicle has 9 or more seats. 

** Please be aware no refund will be given if the game concludes before day 5

** Parking on days 4 and 5 will be at the Ageas Bowl.

Please exit at Junction 5, M27 and follow the yellow and black AA signs. 

The shuttle bus is included in your parking fee. 

 


Rail Shuttle

Southampton Airport Parkway Train Station and Hedge End Train Station

A rail shuttle will be available for this event on ALL 5 days free of charge.

Bus services will begin at 8:00am and run continuously until 12:00 noon when they will run every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour. 

Bus services will run continuously once the game has finished.


Pre-Booked Taxis  

A pre-booked taxi booking desk will be available at the Ageas Bowl giving you the option to arrange your return journey throughout the day. 

All Radio Taxi vehicles will be picking up on site. 


Taxi Rank

A Taxi Rank will operate outside the West Gate after the game. Please follow the signage and direction from our stewards.


Drop Off Area

There is a drop off area adjacent to the Ground outside the West Gate. Please speak to a traffic marshal if you are disabled and would like dropping off at the East Gate.


Pick Up Area

Private Pick Ups (friends, family etc.)

There will be a pickup area situated in the Holiday Inn Express Hotel car park, located opposite the Ground. Please follow direction from the traffic marshal.

Pre-booked Taxis (excluding Radio Taxis)

The pre-booked taxi pick up area situated in the David Lloyd Health Club car park, located opposite the Ground. 


Public Bus Service

First Bus No. 8

First Bus no.8 service connect the Ageas Bowl with Hedge End train station and Southampton City Centre.

A later service will run from the Marshall Drive bus stop (100 yards from west gate) at the following times:

6.20pm, 6.35pm, 6.50pm and 7.05pm. 

Please be aware these timings are approximate. For further timetable information please visit www.firstgroup.com.

Xelabus X4

The Xelabus X4 service links the Ageas Bowl with Southampton Airport Parkway train station, Eastleigh, West End and Hedge End. Please be aware this service will drop off and pick up from Botley Road.

For further timetable information please call 02380 644 715 or visit www.xelabus.info.


Coach Parking

Please call 02380 472 002 for further information.


Motorbikes and Bicycles

The Ageas Bowl provides a FREE motorbike and bicycle storage facility. Please head towards the roundabout and follow directions from our traffic operatives. Please be aware motorbikes will be parked near the Hilton Hotel, only a short walk from the West Gate,

All parking is subject to availability and on a first come first served basis.