The Hundred - Travel Information

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

Check out the Visitor Guide for The Hundred Eliminator via the link below for information about this big matchday.

Take a look at the venue map below so you can plan your access into and around the ground.

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

Please plan your journey carefully to avoid delays. 


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:

Swaythling 3 minutes     Fratton 31 minutes
St Denys 6 minutes     Portsmouth & Southsea 35 minutes
Winchester 9 minutes     Salisbury 37 minutes
Southampton Central 10 minutes     Bournemouth 38 minutes
Shawford 10 minutes     Portsmouth Harbour 40 minutes
Fareham 11 minutes     Reading 41 minutes
Millbrook 14 minutes     Guildford 59 minutes
Portchester 17 minutes     Swindon 1 hour 15 minutes
Totton 18 minutes     Oxford 1 hour 17 minutes
Redbridge 18 minutes     Dorcester 1 hour 30 minutes
Cosham 22 minutes     Brighton 1 hour 35 minutes
Ashurst 23 minutes     Weymouth 1 hour 42 minutes
Romsey 25 minutes        

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

Rail Strike Thursday 18th August

Please note, there is planned rail strike action taking place between Thursday 18th - Sunday 21st August, which impacts South Western Railway services running for Southern Brave v Manchester Originals (Thursday 18th August), with severely reduced service operating between 07:30 and 18:30.

If you're planning on attending this matchday and travelling by train, please click here to plan accordingly.


Car Parking

On-Site Parking - sold out

Per Car: £15

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

On-site car parking is now sold out for The Hundred Eliminator on Friday 2nd September. Please do not travel to The Ageas Bowl for The Hundred Eliminator by car unless you have pre-booked car parking or are being dropped-off.

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.


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