The Hundred - Travel Information

The Ageas Bowl hosts four Southern Brave group stage matchdays in August 2022, before The Hundred Eliminator arrives on Friday 2nd September.

Here you can find the information you'll need regarding travel and parking.

Please plan your journey carefully to avoid delays. Take a look at the venue map below so you can plan your access into the ground.


Free Rail Shuttle

A free rail shuttle will be available to all fans travelling to and from all of The Hundred's fixtures at The Ageas Bowl in 2022.

Free direct buses will run from both Southampton Airport Parkway Railway Station and Hedge End Station, running continuously from 1 hour before gates open on the matchday to 30 minutes after the matchday has ended.

This exciting new initiative is to make traveling to the venue as easy as possible for fans, whilst aiming to reduce carbon footprint through the use of public transport.

Travel times via train from popular destinations to Southampton Airport Parkway or Hedge End are listed below:

Southampton Central 6 minutes Guildford 59 minutes
Winchester 8 minutes Swindon 1 hour 15 minutes
Fareham 11 minutes Oxford 1 hour 17 minutes
Portsmouth 35 minutes Dorcester 1 hour 30 minutes
Salisbury 37 minutes Brighton 1 hour 35 minutes
Bournemouth 38 minutes Weymouth 1 hour 42 minutes
Reading 41 minutes    

 

Find a train to either Southampton Airport Parkway or Hedge End for easiest access to the ground via the link below:


Car Parking

On-Site Parking

Per Car: £15

Car parking for The Hundred at The Ageas Bowl is only available to pre-book, and is not available to purchase on the day.

Please be aware that on-site car parking may be located a short walk away from the gate and the surface may be grass.

To book accessible parking, please email tickets@ageasbowl.com. On the matchday, pre-booked accessible parking passes should arrive with a valid Blue Badge to display to stewards at The Ageas Bowl, who will then direct you to park in relevant accessible areas.

If you have pre-booked car parking, drive to: The Ageas Bowl, Botley Road, West End, Hampshire, SO30 3XH.

Once you arrive at The Ageas Bowl, please have your parking ticket ready to show traffic marshalls and you will be directed to one of the venue's car parks, which can be seen on the venue map.

On-site car parks will open 30 minutes before the scheduled gates opening time of the fixture, and will close 90 minutes after the match. Cars are not permitted to stay overnight.


Alternative Car Parking Options

Another car parking option is to pay for car parking at Southampton Airport Parkway Railway Station's multi-story car park and then board the free rail shuttle. To find out more information about the rail shuttle service, please see the rail shuttle section above.

Please note, car parking spaces at this car park are subject to availability.


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 Hampshire Wellbeing Centre, located opposite the East Gate.

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


Public Bus

First Bus No. 8

Southampton City Centre – Bitterne – West End – AGEAS BOWL – Hedge End Train Station

For further timetable information for the No. 8 First Bus, please click here.

Xelabus X4

Eastleigh – Airport Parkway – Mansbridge – AGEAS BOWL – Hedge End Town Centre

For further timetable information for the X4 Xelabus, please click here

Follow the link below to plan your journey with these public buses.

The closest bus stops to The Ageas Bowl are Dawson Lodge for buses travelling towards Southampton City Centre, and Moorgreen Hospital for buses travelling towards Hedge End Train Station.


Taxis

A Taxi Rank will operate from The Ageas Bowl taxi pick up point, in Car Park 1, located opposite the West Gate.

To book a local taxi online click here, or call 02380 666666.

Pre-booked taxis will pick up individuals from Holiday Inn & David Lloyd Car Parks.


Drop-Off & Pick-Up Area

All private vehicle drop-offs and pick-ups will be directed from traffic stewards towards the Holiday Inn & David Lloyd Car Parks.

If you're being picked up, please meet at one of these allocated car parks.