moved into the state-of-the-art St Mary’s Stadium back in 2001 and have since re-established themselves at the top of English football, with over 30,000 Saints fans packing out the ground throughout the season.
The stadium’s prominent location by the riverfront on the eastern side of Southampton city centre means it’s easily accessible to fans, with numerous public transport links to choose from. Check out this helpful Liftshare guide for a full overview of the quickest and cheapest ways to travel to and from St Mary’s.
How to get to St Mary’s Stadium
The majority of the local bus routes run along Northam Road, which is little more than a three minute walk away from the ground via Britannia Road.
If you’re arriving by train, then you can catch a bus from the station out to the ground, with the 8A First Bus and 18 Blue Star routes taking you out to Northam Road.
Southampton Central Railway Station is a 20 minute walk away from the stadium. Simply follow the brown signposts displaying a football, which guide you on a leisurely stroll through the city centre and out to the ground.
Take advantage of St Mary’s free bicycle parking facilities on match days. Simply head to the Kingsland Stand, where numerous bike racks enable you to securely lock up your bike.
Parking around the stadium is limited, and given its close proximity to the city centre, there tends to be heavy congestion on the roads in the hours leading up to the match. Several multi-storey car parks can be found in the city centre, however, so consider parking up there instead.
Stadium post code: SO14 5FP.
Lift share to and from St Mary’s Stadium
Tens of thousands of supporters descend on St Mary’s Stadium for every home game, so needless to say, there are plenty of fellow fans looking for a lift to and from the ground. Arranging a car share enables you to split the cost of fuel and parking, whilst enjoying fast and convenient travel to and from the ground. Plus, if you’re travelling from out of town, you can make extra good use of the car by checking out the top sights in and around Southampton