England Women v New Zealand - Travel Information

Utilita Bowl will host the first of two internationals this summer as England Women face New Zealand on Saturday 6th July, before England Men arrive to host an IT20 of their own against Ashes rivals Australia on 11th September.

For information on travelling and parking arrangements for the Women's IT20 fixture, please read on below.


Parking

Park & Walk - Sold Out

Those travelling to Utilita Bowl's Park & Walk can use postcode SO30 3AY for navigation apps or the what3words location: weds.crop.carbon.

Exit at Junction 5, M27. The vehicle entrance is from the A27 Moorhill Road, please follow signage for “Park & Walk” on local roads.

Park & walk car parking will be parked on a grass surface and located a short walk (roughly 10 minutes on a tarmac path) away from the East gate. Please note, this walk contains hills and will not be suitable for people with mobility requirements.

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

Please note, all on-site parking is subject to availability.


On-Site Car Parking

Accessible Car Parking - Sold Out

On-Site Car Parking

On-site car parking is available to pre-book for attendees who wish to park on-site at Utilita Bowl's car park on Saturday 6th July by using the link below.

On-site car parking was also available to those who hold a valid blue badge and Hampshire Cricket Members who have pre-ordered international on-site car parking. Please note, accessible car parking is now sold out.

On the matchday, pre-booked on-site cars with parking passes should drive to Utilita Bowl's main entrance, from where cars will be directed to relevant areas. Accessible parking passes should arrive with a valid Blue Badge to display to stewards at Utilita Bowl upon arrival.

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

Please note, pre-booked accessible parking spaces are located near the entrance to the stadium, whilst other on-site pre-booked car parking spaces may be located a short walk from the gates and on a grass surface.

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

Please note, all on-site parking is subject to availability.


Motorbikes and Bicycles

Utilita 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 on a first come first served basis.


Transport

Rail Shuttle (Southampton Airport Parkway)

Please note: Utilita Bowl will NOT be operating the rail shuttle service to and from Hedge End Station for this fixture due to planned rail replacement services on the day.

Adult: £5

Under-17: £3

A rail shuttle service will be available for all fans travelling to and from the England Women's IT20  at Utilita Bowl on Saturday 6th July.

These direct buses will be available from immediately outside Southampton Airport Parkway, running continuously before, during and after the match to transport fans to Utilita Bowl and back to the railway station.

Tickets for the rail shuttle grant both transport to and from the venue. Rail shuttle tickets are available to purchase via the link below.

Once the match finishes, the rail shuttles will depart from Utilita Bowl's gravel Car Park (opposite the West Gate) continuously up to 30 minutes after the match ends.


Rail

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

Please note: Utilita Bowl will NOT be operating the rail shuttle service to and from Hedge End Station for this fixture due to planned rail replacement services on the day.

Find a train to either of these two locations for easiest access to the ground via the portal below:

 

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

If you are coming from Southampton Airport Parkway Railway Station, you can pre-book a ticket for the direct rail shuttle as explained above, or look out for the public buses (more details listed below).


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.

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.


Taxis

A Taxi Rank will be located in Car Park 2, opposite the venue's West Gate.

To book a local taxi online click here, or call 02380 666666.

Pre-booked taxis will pick up individuals from Holiday Inn & David Lloyd Car Parks.

Please note there are no Taxi booking desks at Utilita Bowl.


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