Vitality County Championship

Utilita Bowl hosts seven home Hampshire Vitality County Championship Division One matches in 2024.

For information on how to get to the ground and parking arrangements for Hampshire's matches, please see details listed below.

Please plan your journey carefully to avoid delays.

Car Parking

Seasonal car park pass holders, disabled guests and hospitality guests will be parked on-site.

  • Executive Club car parking is located in Car Park 1 (opposite the West Gate).
  • Hospitality Guest parking is located in Car Park 3 (behind the Rod Bransgrove Pavilion)
  • Members & general car parking is located in Car Park 2 (main car park).
  • Accessible parking is located in Car Park 6 (opposite East Gate).

For those without a seasonal car parking pass, parking can be purchased below for £10.

On-Site Car Parking: £10 per car

On-site car parks will open 30 minutes before the scheduled gate opening time of the fixture and will close 90 minutes after the match. Cars are not permitted to stay overnight.

For those who have purchased on-site parking, please be aware the surface may be grass and may be located a short walk away from the gate.

To pre-book on-site accessible parking, please email with proof of a valid Blue Badge. 

On the matchday, spectators with pre-booked accessible parking passes should arrive with a valid Blue Badge to display to stewards at Utilita Bowl, who will then direct you to park in relevant accessible areas.

Click here to read Utilita Bowl's Car Parking terms & conditions.

Please note, all parking will be available subject to availability.

Motorbikes and Bicycles

Utilita Bowl provides a FREE motorbike and bicycle storage area.

Please head towards the roundabout and follow directions from our traffic marshals. 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

Bluestar Bus No.14

Southampton City Centre – Northam - Bitterne – West End – Chartwell Green –  UTILITA BOWL – Hedge End Super Store and Train Station

For further timetable information for the No. 14 Bluestar Bus, please click here.

Bluestar bus No. 24

Eastleigh Bus Station – Southampton Airport Parkway Station - Mansbridge – West End – UTILITA BOWL – Hedge End Super Stores - Hedge End Village

For further timetable information for the No. 24 Bluestar Bus, please click here

Follow the link below to plan your journey with these public buses.

The closest bus stops to Utilita Bowl are Dawson Lodge for buses travelling towards Southampton City Centre, and Moorgreen Hospital for buses travelling towards Hedge End Train Station.


The closest railway stations to Utilita Bowl are Hedge End and Southampton Airport Parkway.

Find a train to either of these locations via the portal below:


Follow the link below if you can't see the train search portal above.

If coming from Hedge End Station, look out for the Bluestar no.14 bus to bring you to the stadium, alternatively you can get a taxi from the station.

If you are coming from Southampton Airport Parkway Station, you can look out for the Bluestar 24 (more details listed above).


A Taxi Rank will operate from Utilita 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.

Drop-Off & Pick-Up Area

All private vehicle drop-offs and pick-ups can be done from the Holiday Inn Express Car Park.

If you're being picked up, please meet at this area.