Utilita Bowl, home of Hampshire Cricket, Southern Vipers and Southern Brave, is located just off the M27, and is serviced by excellent transport links.

You can find event/match specific information regarding travelling to and parking at Utilita Bowl below, whilst you can also map your journey to the picture-perfect venue by selecting your chosen mode of transport from the list at the bottom of the page and entering your location.

In an effort to reduce carbon emissions, Utilita Bowl are offering free rail shuttles for fans to all Southern Brave games and Hawks T20s this summer which will be running from Southampton Airport Parkway and Hedge End stations. You can find trains to these stations via the link below.

Find Trains

What's more, the venue's full address and post code is available in the 'Contact Us' footer of this page, where you'll also be able to submit any questions you might have about travelling to the ground.

Event Specific Parking & Travel

Utilita Bowl on Foot

If walking to Utilita Bowl or Hilton at Utilita Bowl, please make your way along Botley Road until you reach Marshall Drive and the giant set of cricket stumps.

Please then walk up Marshall Drive and bear left at the roundabout for Hilton at Utilita Bowl or head straight over the roundabout for the Utilita Bowl.

Utilita Bowl by Bus/Train

Hedge End train station is less than 2 miles away, approximately a 35 minute walk from Utilita Bowl and Hilton at Utilita Bowl.

Southampton Airport Parkway station is approximately 3.5 miles from Utilita Bowl and Hilton at Utilita Bowl and services the Waterloo to Weymouth South Western Railway Main Line.

If you don’t fancy walking or jumping in a taxi from the station you can catch the Bluestar No. 14 (see below). Hedge End station is located on the South Western Railway, Portsmouth Solent Line.

The Bluestar No. 24 then services the Utilita Bowl and Hilton at Utilita Bowl from the train station (see below).

You can also find trains via the link below:


Bluestar No. 14 service connects Utilita Bowl and Hilton at Utilita Bowl with Hedge End train station, Southampton Civic Centre or Southampton City Centre.

To view a timetable for this service, please visit https://www.bluestarbus.co.uk/services/BLUS/14

The Bluestar No.24 service links Southampton Airport Parkway station with Utilita Bowl and Hilton at Utilita Bowl.

The bus stop can be found directly outside the entrance to the station building on platform 1 and drops off at Moorgreen Hospital Bus Stop on Botley Road.

For more information please visit www.bluestarbus.co.uk.

Utilita Bowl by Road

Utilita Bowl and Hilton at Utilita Bowl are just 1.2 miles from the M27, Junction 7. When exiting the motorway please follow signs for Utilita Bowl.

Utilita Bowl and Hilton at Utilita Bowl offers complimentary parking for those attending wakes, meetings, weddings or business events at the venue.

Parking at any ticketed event will be sold via Utilita Bowl online ticketing link.

Utilita Bowl on Bike

Utilita Bowl and Hilton at Utilita Bowl provide a free bicycle storage facility. This is located near the Hampshire Wellbeing Centre, located opposite the East Gate of the main stadium.

Utilita Bowl from Abroad

Southampton Airport is the closest airport to Utilita Bowl and Hilton at Utilita Bowl, situated just 3.5 miles away. Upon arrival you can take the short trip on the Bluestar No. 24 or catch a taxi.

Gatwick Airport is situated 90 miles from Utilita Bowl and Hilton at Utilita 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.

Use the above tabs to plot your route and get directions to Utilita Bowl.

Project Pictogram 

Utilita Bowl are proud to support Project Pictogram, a fleet, business and community road safety communication initiative.