2017 International Ticket FAQs
What are the hours of play?
Each day of Investec Test cricket in England is scheduled to start at 11am. A 40-minute Lunch interval will commence at 1pm with the 20-minute Tea break scheduled for 3.40pm. Days of Test cricket are scheduled to close at 6pm.
The Royal London One-Day International between England and the West Indies is scheduled to start at 12.30pm with a 45 minute interval to commence at around 4pm. Close of play is scheduled for 8.15pm.
All timings are subject to change.
How many tickets can I book?
There are no ticket purchasing limits in place for this year’s fixtures.
Can I request a specific seat?
On our Online Ticket Office, you can use the Choose Your Seat option (unfortunately this is not currently available on iPads or on some other mobile devices) or the My Favourite Seat option if you know the block, row and seat number you would like to book.
Is there an alcohol free section of the ground?
The William Clarke Stand is an alcohol free stand.
Which is the lively area of the ground?
The Barmy Army often have some seats allocated in the Fox Road Stand. We are a family friendly ground and we encourage a friendly, enjoyable atmosphere in all areas. We expect behaviour of a respectable standard from all supporters visiting the ground.
Is there a charge for babies?
Children aged under three-years-old on 1 April 2017 are permitted entry to the ground free of charge, although an allocated seat will not be included. Should you wish to purchase a seat, you can do so at the standard price of a junior ticket.
What is the requirement for an under 16/under 21 ticket?
To be entitled to enter the ground on an under 16/under 21 ticket, the person presenting the ticket must be aged under 16/under 21 on 1st April, 2017. Photo ID may be requested at the point of entry for all under 21 tickets.
Will I get a refund if it rains?
Investec Test Match Refund Scheme:
For days 1 to 4 of the Investec Test Match: If play is restricted or does not take place at the ground on the day for which this ticket is valid, you will be entitled to a refund of only the match ticket value subject to there being: (a) 15 overs or less because of adverse weather conditions or completion of the match - a full refund; (b) 15.1 overs to 29.5 overs because of adverse weather conditions or completion of the match - a 50% refund. In no other circumstances can money be refunded.
For Day 5 of the Investec Test Match: If play does not take place at the ground on the day for which your ticket is valid because of adverse weather conditions or completion of the match, you will be entitled to a full refund of only the match ticket value.
Royal London ODI Refund Scheme
If play is restricted or does not take place at the ground on the day for which this ticket is valid, you will be entitled to a refund of only the match ticket value subject to there being: (a) 15 overs or less because of adverse weather conditions and no result is obtained - a full refund; (b) 15.1 overs to 29.5 overs because of adverse weather conditions and no result is obtained - a 50% refund. In no other circumstances can money be refunded.
Will I be in the sun or shade?
The Smith Cooper Stand is under cover for most of the day, the Fox Road Stand will get the sun throughout the day. The back 3-4 rows of the Radcliffe Road Lower and Hound Road Lower stands are under cover, and the other rows in these areas will get the sun at various points during the day as the sun moves. All other stands are out in the open.
When will I receive my tickets?
Tickets will be posted to purchasers in March 2017 with any orders after that date processed contemporaneously.
What time do the gates open?
Gates open at 9am on days of Investec Test cricket and at 10.30am for our Royal London One-Day International.
Can I bring any food or drink into the ground?
A host of delicious catering options and bars are situated around the ground, servicing all tastes and dietary requirements.
Should you wish to bring your own food and drink, however, feel free to bring food and soft drinks, just so long as they are in plastic containers.
Alcohol, cans, glassware and metal cutlery is not permitted.
Please note that all bags will be searched upon entry to the ground.
A full list of prohibited items is available at http://www.trentbridge.co.uk/cricket/tickets/terms.html
Can I bring a musical instrument into the ground?
To ensure an enjoyable environment for all supporters, it is not permitted to bring drums, whistles or any other musical instrument into the ground. A full list of prohibited items is available at http://www.trentbridge.co.uk/cricket/tickets/terms.html
Can I book a meal at the ground?
All restaurants at the ground are booked as part of a hospitality package – further information is available by calling our hospitality team on 0844 811 8712. There are fast food and concession stalls serving an array of catering options to suit all tastes and dietary requirements.
Where’s the best place to park?
Paid car parking, operated by the local council, is available at Victoria Embankment alongside the River Trent, just the opposite side of Trent Bridge to the cricket ground – around 500 yards away.
Information in relation to additional transport options such as park and ride will be circulated to ticket buyers via email ahead of the match.
Can I travel to the ground by Bus or Tram?
There are many buses that connect the city centre to Trent Bridge Cricket Ground via Nottingham Railway Station and from the city.
The most frequent services operate every few minutes.
Look out for the Nottingham City Transport buses 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11.
The Trent Barton services 22, Ruddington Connection, Cotgrave Connection, Keyworth Connection, The Rushcliffe Greens and the Centrebus 9 will also get you there.
For more information please contact the local bus or tram operator, visit www.traveline.info or call 0871 200 22 33.
Information is available at http://www.trentbridge.co.uk/cricket/visiting-trentbridge.html
Can I travel to the ground by Train?
Train timetable and ticketing information can be found at www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk and www.nationalrail.co.uk. The station is a 20 minute walk from Trent Bridge Cricket Ground and you can get detailed walking directions from www.walkit.com or if you wanted to catch a taxi they are available on Station Street.
Can I bring a bike into the ground?
Bikes can be left in our stewarded car park area at the Bridge Field Car Park on Bridgford Road, a short walk from the ground.
Can I bring a pushchair into the ground?
Of course. Please store it in a location that doesn’t block a stairway or aisle.
How to I purcahse easy access tickets suitable for wheelchair users?
Please contact the Ticket Office, either in person or on 0844 811 8711, and a member of our friendly staff will be able to help you. Ticket Office opening hours are 9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.