The central location of Hagley Oval allows ease of travelling.


If you are attending cricket at Hagley Oval, always allow more time than you expect to get to and from the venue and aim to arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the game. Traffic congestion can be heavy for the majority of cricket events, particularly during peak commuter travel times around the City Centre.

Limited parking is available on Riccarton Ave and surrounding streets. If attending Cricket events, there is no parking available at the Horticultural Hall.

Deans Ave Car Park – $5 for the day.

Deans Ave Car ParkParking costs $5 for the day – cash or credit card (cards cost 50c extra). Bring coins. The parking meters are located alongside the portacom for the hospital shuttle. It operates from 7am – 8:30pm, seven days a week.

Remember your car registration – you need to enter into the parking machine when you pay for your parking. The exit barrier arm is equipped with a number-plate reader that recognises that you have paid before exiting.

We recommend car pooling or parking in nearby, well-lit streets.


In addition to the Deans Avenue Car Park the following sites are available for off road parking for Major Fixtures.

2017-18 Major Fixtures

23 December 2017 – BLACKCAPS v West Indies ODI

26 December 2017 – BLACKCAPS v West Indies ODI

10 March 2018 – BLACKCAPS v England ODI

30 March – 3 April 2018 – BLACKCAPS v England Test


Disability Parking

Is available in the main carpark adjacent to the St Albans Cricket Club rooms. Only vehicles with the appropriate Mobility Pass should park in these areas.


The closest bus stop to entrance of Hagley Oval is Riccarton Ave (Near Hagley Ave) Bus Stop 17224 Heading West and 17248 Heading East Buses 23, 3, 5, 81, 83, 84, 88

Alternative nearby hop off points:

Hagley Ave

  • Bus Stop 47821 (Opposite  Hagley Netball Courts near Grove Road)  Buses 4, 7
  • Bus Stop 14581 and 14114 (Opposite Hagley Community College near Selwyn Street) Buses 4, 7, 60
  • Bus Stop 417575 (Parkside Terminus) Buses 40, 44, 60, 7

Riccarton Ave

  • Bus Stop 51254 (Christchurch Women’s Hospital Outpatients) Buses 23, 3, 5, 81, 83, 84, 88
  • Bus Stop 17230 (Near Hagley Ave) Buses 23, 3, 5, 81, 83, 84, 88

Bus timetable Information can be found:

Traveling to and from the airport:

  1. Driving from the airport
  2. If you are driving from the airport: (Approximately 14mins, 9.1km)
  3. Head west on Durrey Road (750m)
  4. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Memorial Ave (600m)
  5. Follow Memorial Ave- at the roundabout take the 2nd exit and stay on Memorial Ave heading to Fendalton Road (6.9km)
  6. Continue onto Fendalton Road and turn right a Harper Ave (2.58km)
  7. Merge onto Deans Ave (500m)
  8. At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Riccarton Ave (650m)
  9. Destination will be on your right.

More information can be found


Taxi drivers  in Christchurch will be familiar as to where Hagley Oval is located. Address to give is Hagley Oval, Riccarton Avenue.

  • Gold Band Taxis (03) 379 5795
  • First Direct Taxis (03) 377 5555
  • Blue Star Taxi (03) 379 9799
  • Green Cabs 508 447336

Airport Bus

The Metro Red bus route  3 Airport & Avonhead takes you from the airport past Hagley Oval hop off at Bus Stop 17248 (Christchurch Women’s Hospital Outpatients). Bus leaves every 30 minutes from the airport.

More details found here:

Alternatively bus route 29 travels from Christchurch airport to City:


Taxi drivers  in Christchurch will be familiar as to where Hagley Oval is located. Address to give is Hagley Oval, Riccarton Avenue.

There are sealed walking tracks around the outside of South Hagley Park- along Deans Ave Riccarton Ave and Hagley Ave. There is also a sealed path that allows a short cut between Deans Ave and Hagley Ave.

Here is a more detailed map of Hagley Park:

Additional Documents

The Event Management Plan

The Access Management Plan

Hagley Oval Pavilion Management Plan

Parking Options for Matches at Hagley Oval