This page will have up-to-date information and advice for people visiting the city, and travelling in and around the city, during the D-Day 75 commemorations.

Travel information

If you are coming to the events, please plan your journey as the city is likely to be busier than usual.

If you are travelling from within the city, please walk, cycle or use public transport.

You could also travel by train. There will be shuttle buses running from The Hard station to the event site. The dates/times for the shuttle bus service will be included here as soon as they are confirmed.

If you are a resident and you would like information about road closures and other restrictions around the event, please see our local community information page here.

Park and ride - Wednesday 5 June 

If you are coming from outside Portsmouth, or from the north of the city, there will be a special event park and ride at King George V Playing fields in Cosham on Wednesday 5 June. Shuttle buses will run to the seafront. There will be free parking at King George V park and ride, and the shuttle buses will be equipped to take wheelchairs and mobility scooters. The park and ride close to the M275 will also be operating during the events. Please be aware, parking close to the seafront will be restricted as a result of the events, so please don't attempt to park in the area.

The King George V park and ride won't be operating after Wednesday 5 June.

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