Non-Matchday - Travel Information

Parking at The Ageas Bowl

All guests and visitors to The Ageas Bowl on a non-matchday should park in car parks 1 and 2 or make use of the lay-bys.

Blue badge holders should park behind the Colin Ingleby-Mackenzie stand in our disabled parking bays. The Colin Ingleby-Mackenzie stand can be accessed via the East Gate.

Parking at The Hilton at The Ageas Bowl

Guests heading to Hilton at The Ageas Bowl should, once on Marshall Drive, take the first exit off the roundabout into the Hilton Hotel. The car park entrance is located on your left roughly 50 meters off the roundabout. 

Accessing The Venue

On non-matchdays, the venue remains open for multi-purposes.

The Ageas Bowl Store is open from 10am - 4pm, Monday - Friday, and can be accessed via the West Gate Entrance. All in-person retail, ticket and Membership queries can be made there.

If you are need to access the venue for any other purpose - such as a corporate event or cricket coaching - then please enter via the West Gate Entrance.

If you're travelling to The Ageas Bowl for cricket, you can find information regarding the dates and times of the cricket fixture via the link below. 

Please note, car parks open 30 minutes before the scheduled gates opening time for every cricket fixture and event at The Ageas Bowl, unless the fixture/event's dedicated travel page states otherwise.

Ensure the smoothest journey possible by planning ahead. See details below about public transport access to The Ageas Bowl.

Travelling by Train

Hedge End train station is less than 2 miles away, approximately a 35 minute walk from The Ageas Bowl and Hilton at The Ageas Bowl. Please click here for the station website. 

If you don’t fancy walking or jumping in a taxi from the station you can catch the First Bus No. 8 (see below). Hedge End station is located on the South Western Railway Portsmouth Solent Line.

Southampton Airport Parkway train station is approximately 3.5 miles from The Ageas Bowl and Hilton at The Ageas Bowl and services the Waterloo to Weymouth South Western Railway Main Line. Please click here for the station website.

For all National Rail Enquiries please visit or call 03457 484 950.

Public Bus Service

First Bus No.8

First Bus no.8 service connects the Ageas Bowl with Hedge End Train Station and Southampton City Centre. The closest bus stop for non-matchdays is the Moorgreen Hospital Bus Stop on Botley Road, from there it is a short walk to The Ageas Bowl & Hilton at The Ageas Bowl.

For timetable information please visit

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 the Moorgreen Hospital Bus Stop on Botley Road.

For timetable information please call 02380 644 715 or visit

By Air

Southampton Airport is the closest airport to The Ageas Bowl and Hilton at The Ageas Bowl, situated just 3.5 miles away. Upon arrival you can take the short trip on the First Bus No. 8 or take a taxi.

Gatwick Airport is situated 90 miles from The Ageas Bowl and Hilton at The Ageas Bowl and is the closest airport for long haul flights. Once landed there are a number of ways to travel to the venue, please visit for more information.