There is limited parking in the city, especially with the closure of all seafront car parks on 5 June. To make your journey easy, park outside of the city and use one of the following options. You can follow us on twitter @portsmouthroads to keep up to date with traffic and travel news.
D-Day 75 Park and Ride (5 June Only)
The D-Day 75 Park and Ride is Free.
Portsmouth Park and Ride
Portsmouth park-and-ride is at the entrance to the city on the M275. The cost is £4 per vehicle and buses run into Portsmouth every 15 minutes. Up to five people can travel using one ticket. The nearest stop to the event is The Hard Interchange and there will be signs and volunteers to help you follow the route. For veterans and those with a disability, there wlll be a free shuttle bus from The Hard.
Driving from the west
If you are driving from the west, park in Gosport and take the 4 ½ minute ferry journey from Gosport to The Hard Interchange at Portsmouth Harbour. There are a large number of public car parks in walking distance of the ferry terminal at Gosport. Ferries run every 7 ½ minutes during peak times (every 15 minutes off-peak) from 5.30am until midnight. This is subject to any harbour movement restrictions or closures on the day. More details can be found at gosportferry.co.uk. Local parking information can be found at gosport.gov.uk.
Driving from the east
If you are driving from the east, park to the south-west of Hayling Island and take the ferry to Eastney. You can also take your bike on the ferry to make your onward travel easy. You could also take the bus to Commercial Road and get a connecting bus or walk to the event site.
D-Day event parking (6-9 June only)
Parking will be available on Castle Fields from 6-9 June. The car park will cost £10, and is free for veterans and blue badge holders with proof of identification.
- Thursday 6 June: 8am - TBC
- Friday 7 June: 9am to 10pm
- Saturday 8 June: 8am - 11.30pm
- Sunday 9 June: 8am - 6.30pm