Westlife Concert - Travel Information

The UK's top selling album group of the 21st Century - Westlife - perform at the home of Hampshire Cricket on Friday 3rd July. 
 
Please find below travel information relating to what's sure to be a memorable occasion at the home of Hampshire Cricket.
 

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.

If you don’t fancy walking or jumping in a taxi from the station you can catch the First Bus No. 8 (see below) or via Ageas Bowl Rail Shuttle (see below). Hedge End station is located on the 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 West Main Line.

For all National Rail Enquiries please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk or call 03457 484 950.


Rail Shuttle

A rail shuttle will be available for this event transporting attendees from Southampton Airport Parkway Train Station and Hedge End Train Station to the Ageas Bowl. Tickets are available to purchase at the following prices:

Advance - £4 return

On the Day - £5 return

Bus services will run regularly prior to the event and continuously once the concert has finished. 

More information regarding the rail shuttle will be made available soon on this page.

You can purchase advance Rail Shuttle tickets via the link below.


Public Bus Service

First Bus No.8

First Bus no.8 service connect the Ageas Bowl with Hedge End Train Station and Southampton City Centre.

Please be aware timings are approximate. For further timetable information please visit www.firstgroup.com.

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 Botley Road.

For further timetable information please call 02380 644 715 or visit www.xelabus.info.


Taxi Rank

A taxi rank facility will be available after the concert, operating in Car Park 2.

Taxis can also be pre-booked via Radio Taxis, other local providers and Uber.

All Taxis will drop off and pick up in Car Park 2 on-site.  


Accessible Parking

A limited number of accessible parking spaces are available at the Ageas Bowl which are located near the entrance to the stadium.

Please note, this site is only available on a pre-booked basis for £20 per vehicle. It will not be possible to pay on the day.

To book, please phone the Ticket and Membership Office on 02380 472 002 (Opt. 2).


Parking

There is parking available onsite for a fee of £20 per vehicle.

Please be aware that the parking surface may be grass and cars will be parked from the front. Some car parking may be located a short walk away from the gates.

Please note, this site is only available on a pre-booked basis. It will not be possible to pay on the day.

You can book parking via the link below.

 


Drop Off & Pick Up Area

Family & Friends drop off and pick up will be available. More information regarding the drop off & pick up area will be made available soon on this webpage. 


Minibus & Coach Parking

Minibus parking (up to 16 seater) is charged at £40 per vehicle.

Coach parking is limited and is charged at £75 per vehicle.

Please note, this site is only available on a pre-booked basis. It will not be possible to pay on the day.

Please call 02380 472 002 (Opt. 2) for further information.


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 comes on a first come first served basis.


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, take a taxi, or walk over to Southampton Airport Parkway Train Station and use the Rail Shuttle.

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 www.gatwickairport.com/to-and-from for more information.