2019 Fireworks Party - Travel Information

The Ageas Bowl's annual Fireworks Party returns for 2019, for information on the travelling and parking arrangements for this event, please see below.

In an attempt to preserve the environment please consider walking or cycling to the Ageas Bowl. If you cannot do so please use one of the following options: 

By Car:

Onsite car parking is available at £5 per car by following the link below.

For more information or to book your space, please phone 02380 472 002 (Opt.2). Please note that car parking is purchasable in advance only, with no option to pay on the day available.

By Bus:

First Bus

The no. 8 service connects the Ageas Bowl with Hedge End train station, Southampton Civic Centre and Southampton City Centre. The bus stop is located on Marshall Drive. For timetable information please visit call 0871 2002 233 or visit www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/hampshire.

An extended service has been arranged at the following times:

Marshall Drive > Southampton City Centre: 8:05pm, 8:13pm and 8:39pm

Marshall Drive > Hedge End Station: 8:20pm and 9:00pm


The X4 service links Southampton Airport Parkway train station, Eastleigh, West End and Hedge End to The Ageas Bowl. The bus stop is located on Botley Road. For timetable information please visit www.xelabus.info or call 0238 0644 715. 

By Train:

For all rail enquiries please contact National Rail Enquiries on: 08457 48 49 50 or visit: www.nationalrail.co.uk . Plus Bus is a national company offering discounted bus fares when purchased at the same time as a train ticket. For more information visit www.plusbus.info or call 08457 000 125.

By Taxi:

A taxi rank will be operation after the event from outside the West Gate.

By Dropping Off & Picking Up:

Dropping Off - All drops offs will take place within the Holiday Inn Express car park. Please follow the direction from the traffic marshals.

Picking Up – A pick up facility will be available within the Holiday Inn Express car park. Please follow direction from the traffic marshals. 

By Motorbike or Bicycle: 

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.