U2 360° South Africa Concert Parking & Transport Plans
Updated: Tuesday, 25 January 2011 @ 22h30
The official information regarding Parking and Transport Arrangements for the two upcoming U2 360° Tour Concerts in Joburg and Cape Town is slowly being released by Big Concerts this week. We’ll keep this post updated as and when new information becomes avaialble.
U2 360° South Africa Concert Parking & Transport Plan Info – Johannesburg
FNB Stadium (Sunday, 13 February 2011)
Computicket is selling near-stadium Parking for the Johannesburg Concert:
Parking Ticket prices:
- Car Parking Ticket: R50.00
- Bus Parking Ticket: R220.00
One parking ticket is needed per vehicle entering the parking area. One bus parking ticket is needed per bus entering the parking area.
Parking tickets and bus tickets do not give access to FNB Stadium (Soccer City) – A concert ticket per person is needed to enter the stadium.
Parking gates open at 12:30
Stadium Gates open at 16:30
No exchanges are allowed
All Parking Areas are in the Nasrec Precinct area, within comfortable walking distance to the stadium. A special designated area is also available for disabled parking.
The parking areas are:
- Precinct East (Bus Parking) – Nasrec Road Overflow East
- Precinct North – Soweto Highway Shareworld
- Precinct South East – Corner Nasrec & Rand Show Roads
- Precinct South – Ring Road Parking
- Precinct West – Golden Highway Parking
- PS8: Disabled Parking, Stadium Inner East – Off Nasrec Road (if booking this area, select “FNB Stadium Parking” from the venue selector)
Parking Ticket purchases can only be made through Computicket:
- In person at Computicket outlets, Shoprite and Checkers in-store outlets
- Telephonically via 083 915 8000
- Online via Computicket Website, mobile site, or iPhone App
Johannesburg Park & Ride and Transportation Options:
- The traffic management plan to FNB Stadium will replicate that used during the Soccer World Cup.
- Concert goers are encouraged to arrive at the stadium as early as possible in order to limit the pressure on the transport system.
- If you DO NOT have a parking ticket you will not be allowed near the FNB Stadium. (~presumably this means with a car! ed.~)
- A limited number of parking tickets within the Soccer City precinct are already available from Computicket. (~see the info on parking above. ed!)
- Please remember to carpool if you have purchased a parking ticket.
- All fans are urged to use the Park-n-Rail and Park-n-Ride facilities. Tickets to both options are required “PER PERSON” traveling. These will be available from Computicket from Wednesday, 26 January 2011.
- The Park-n-Ride facilities will be located at Constitution Hill, the Coca-Cola Dome, Emperors Palace and Gold Reef City.
- All Park-n-Ride facilities will open at 12h00 on the day of the concert, with the the first buses leaving at 13h00 for FNB Stadium.
- The FINAL buses to the stadium will leave the Park-n-Ride facilities NO LATER than 18h30.
- There will be no additional payment at any of the Park-n-Ride facilities and you are NOT EXPECTED to pay any security or parking attendance staff.
- There will more than enough SAPS, Metro Police and Private Security support at all Park-n-Ride facilities and at the FNB Stadium to secure all attendees and vehicles.
- Heavy traffic pressure is expected after the show, and fans attending the concert are requested to be patient as the stadium precinct clears.
- Timetables and a full list of road closures will be published closer to the event.
- Details of the Park-n-Rail stations and train departure times will soon be available at www.prasa.com.
PLEASE NOTE THE INFORMATION ABOVE IS FOR JOHANNESBURG ONLY!
U2 360° South Africa Concert Parking & Transport Plan – Cape Town
Cape Town Stadium (Friday, 18 February 2011)
PLEASE NOTE THE INFORMATION BELOW IS FOR VALID FOR CAPE TOWN ONLY!
- The traffic management plan will replicate the successful plan used during last year’s Soccer World Cup.
- Public Transport is the backbone of this plan, and all fans are urged to use the Park-n-Rail and Park-n-Ride facilities arranged by the organisers and the City of Cape Town.
- Public Transport on the Park-n-Rail and Park-n-Ride services will be FREE for fans with a U2 Concert ticket.
- The fan walk will be open, and we’re expecting capacity crowds to access the stadium via this route.
- Traveling by car into the city for this show is not recommended.
- Concert goers are encouraged to arrive at the stadium as early as possible in order to limit the pressure on the transport system, bearing in mind that the date of the show is a normal work day (Friday).
- Pressure is expected after the show, and fans attending the concert are requested to be patient as the stadium precinct clears.
- Detailed timetables and a full list of road closures will be published closer to the event.
More info and updates as they become available…