ON THE ROAD: AFC Bournemouth

By SFC Media Tue 01 Mar Club

saintsfc.co.uk provides Southampton supporters heading to the game against AFC Bournemouth with a guide to the Vitality Stadium.

Address: Vitality Stadium, Dean Court, Bournemouth BH7 7AF

Telephone: 0344 576 1910

Capacity: 11,464


Nickname: The Cherries

Home Kit Colours: Red and black

Away supporters

Visiting fans are housed in blocks 23 and 24 of the East Stand, accessible via turnstile F. Saints’ allocation for the game has sold out.

Getting there by car

Distance from St Mary’s: 31 miles.

Head westbound on the M27, which transitions into the A31. Continue to follow the A31, before exiting onto the A338 towards Bournemouth. Take the exit towards Boscombe, taking the second exit at the roundabout into Kings Park Drive. The ground is on the left. 

Car Parking

Parking is available to the south of the ground for just £1 for the duration of the match. The fee is payable on entrance to the car park upon production of a valid match ticket. Alternatively, the Sovereign Centre on Christchurch Road, which is approximately a 10 minutes walk from the ground, is available for matchday parking. Fees are £2 or £2.50, depending on the duration of your stay. 

Getting there by train

The nearest train station to the stadium is Pokesdown, which is roughly a mile away. Exit the station and turn right down the main Christchurch Road (A35) for 400 metres, then turn right into Gloucester Road. Follow the road to the bottom to arrive at Vitality Stadium.  Bournemouth Central is a 30 minute walk away. Leave the station by the south exit (facing Asda) and turn left towards the main road. Turn left again and walk straight up Holdenhurst Road for around 25 minutes, until you reach a roundabout at which you turn right into Kings Park Drive. The ground is on the left. 


Tickets for the game have sold out.

Coach travel

Official away travel club seats have sold out.

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