FRATTON PARK DIRECTIONS:
If you are driving to Fratton Park and do not know Portsmouth well, then the easiest route is to follow the A2030 Eastern Road.
Whether you are approaching from the west or the east, leave the M27 at the A2030 exit (Portsmouth / Southsea) follow this road south, all the way down, towards the bottom of the A2030 you will be able to see the floodlights of Fratton Park.
WHERE TO PARK AT FRATTON PARK
Fratton Park is situated next to a residential area to the south and a commercial / industrial zone to the north so parking close to the ground is always very difficult. However here are a few suggestions of suitable places to park.
PORTSMOUTH PARK AND RIDE SCHEME
Portsmouth City Council operates a Park and Ride scheme accessed from the M275 to the west of the city, which allows you to park your car for only £3.50 per car (regardless of the number of passengers) and includes a bus ride into either the City Centre (Edinburgh Road) or to The Hard, at Portsmouth Harbour where Gunwharf Quays, the Spinnaker Tower and Historic Dockyard are all located.
From Edinburgh Road, in the city centre you can walk to Fratton Park in approximately 20 minutes or you can catch a bus directly to Goldsmith Avenue.
From Portsmouth Harbour you can either catch a bus directly to Goldsmith Avenue or you can catch a train from Portsmouth Harbour Station, it is only two stops to Fratton Station.
For more details of the Portsmouth Park and Ride Scheme follow the link.
MILTON CROSS SCHOOL CAR PARK
Milton Cross School which is only a short walk north of Fratton Park, operate a football parking scheme in the school car park. The cost is £5.00 per car for match day parking. If using Sat Nav the school postcode is PO3 6RB the school is located directly across Milton Road from St Mary's Hospital.
FRATTON PARK CAR PARK
There is a 250 space car park behind the North Stand, accessed via Rodney Road and Anson Road.
Spaces are offered on a first come, first served basis at £5 per car.
Other than this you will need to find parking in residential side streets which are already very congested, be aware that some residential streets are subject to local parking schemes where a residents permit is required. There are signs to indicate if a scheme is in place.
You should not park in the St Mary's Hospital site or on any of the commercial or business sites around the Rodney Road area as you are liable to be wheel clamped or towed away and receive a hefty fine as well.