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Vitality Blast

Vitality Blast - Travel Information

Please note, the below information relates to Hampshire's 2018 matches and will be updated soon for the 2019 season.

The Ageas Bowl hosts seven Vitality Blast matches in 2018 and, here you can find all the information you'll need regarding travel and parking!

Car Parking


Seasonal parking pass holders, disabled guests and hospitality guests will be parked onsite subject to availability. 

All parking is on a first come first served basis. Once onsite car parks are full you may be directed to use our Park and Walk facility.

Drop Off/Pick Up Area 

There will be a drop off and pick up area outside the Hilton at the Ageas Bowl.

Please take the first exit off the mini roundabout as you approach entrance and follow direction form our traffic operatives. 

*Please be aware the drop off and pick up area on the Somerset T20 (8th August) may be located elsewhere.. Please follow direction from our traffic operatives.

Public Bus

First Bus No. 8

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

First Bus No.8 service connects the Ageas Bowl with Southampton City Centre. A later bus service will run on all floodlit T20 games, picking up from the Marshall Drive bus stop at approximately *9.50pm, *10.05pm and *10.20pm.

A later bus service will also be in operation towards Hedge End train station, picking up from the Marshall Drive bus stop at approximately *9.20pm, *9.35pm and *9.50pm. 

*Times will be brought forward for games that start at 6.30pm.

Timings are approximate and for further timetable information please visit or

Xelabus X4

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

The Xelabus X4 service links the Ageas Bowl with Southampton Airport Parkway train station, Eastleigh, West End and Hedge End.

For further timetable information please call 02380 644 715 or visit



The Ageas Bowl have teamed up with South Western Railway to deliver a later service on all floodlit Vitality Blast matches, departing from Hedge End Train Station at 10:15pm. Catch the First Bus No.8 from Marshall Drive to the train station after the game.


Motorbikes are permitted to park free of charge at the Ageas Bowl. Parking is located opposite the West Gate and all parking is subject to availability.

The Ageas Bowl also provides a free bicycle storage facility. Please be aware this is now located opposite the East Gate.

Private Coaches

Private coaches can park at the Ageas Bowl for a fee of £50.00. Please pay upon arrival and follow the direction from our traffic marshals

Taxi Rank

A Taxi Rank will operate from outside the Hilton at the Ageas Bowl. Please follow signage and follow direction from our stewards.

If you decide to pre-book a taxi, this will be directed to our *pick up point outside the Hilton at the Ageas Bowl.