Definitive Seating Guide for Adelaide Oval

Adelaide Oval home to both Adelaide Crows and Port Adelaide AFL teams. Full capacity is often reached during the AFL season, providing visiting teams with an intimidating atmosphere and giving the home team an advantage. When both Adelaide teams face-off against each other, these are traditionally the biggest days of each season.

About Adelaide Oval

Adelaide Oval was opened in 1871 to host SANFL games before emerging as a top venue for first class games of cricket, as well as a premier AFL venue. Today, the stadium is primarily used for cricket and AFL, but also plays rugby league, rugby union, soccer, and concerts.

Seating Guide for Adelaide Oval

A recent $575 million redevelopment has returned Australian Rules Football to the city, increase the stadium's capacity to 54,500. The record crowd for cricket is  52,633  and was achieved during the 2014–15 Big Bash League season in a semi final between the Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Sixers. The overall record attendance was 62,543 for the 1965 SANFL Grand Final between the Port Adelaide and Sturt. The biggest capacity for any event was an Adele concert, with 70,000 packing into the oval in March 2017.

 

Seating map for Adelaide Oval

 

Adelaide Oval Map

 

Image Source: Austadiums

 

How to get to Adelaide Oval

 

- Public Transport

The Adelaide Oval Footy Express provides bus, train and tram services during the AFL season. There are regular Adelaide Metro bus services run that run as per their standard timetables.

 

- Parking

While taking public transport to and from the stadium is strongly encouraged, there are numerous options around the stadium for those who bring their own cars. It is important that drivers are aware of the changed traffic conditions in the area:

   - King William Rd closes from North Tce to War Memorial Dr to facilitate post-game bus operation.

   - Access along Festival Dr, where the Riverbank Bridge meets the Festival Centre, is controlled by traffic marshals.

   - War Memorial Dr closes three hours prior to the match and two hours post-match.

   - A 25km/h speed restriction operates on North Tce, from Morphett St Bridge to King William St.

 

Taxis

Taxi ranks are located on the western side of King William Road, the southern side of Pennington Tce and the eastern side of Montefiore Rd. Uber is also an option, with many operators in and around the area on game days, however be aware of surge pricing during these high-demand times.

 

Cycling

Bike racks are located outside the North, South and East gates.