Old Trafford is located just over 2 miles south-west from Manchester’s city centre and just under 3 miles from Manchester Piccadilly Station.
Sir Matt Busby Way
If arriving by car from the M60, take junction 7&8 and turn onto Chester Road (A56) northbound. Follow Chester Road for about 2 miles and turn left onto Sir Matt Busby Way.
Parking is FREE at Old Trafford Stadium
METROLINK PARK AND RIDE
With plenty of sites across the network, it’s easy to park up and hop on the tram for a hassle-free journey to the ground.
Sale Water Park, Ladywell, East Didsbury, Ashton Moss and Ashton West all have hundreds of free Park and Ride spaces, and provide frequent direct trams to either Old Trafford, Trafford Bar or Exchange Quay on match days.
A full list of sites and locations can be found on TfGM’s dedicated Park and Ride webpage.
The 53, 79, 250, 255, 256, 263 and x50 services all stop close to the stadium and take between 20 and 30 minutes from Manchester city centre.
Journeys could take longer than advertised on match days due to the volume of traffic, so please allow additional time for your journey.
You can plan your bus journey with TfGM.
The closest stop is ‘Old Trafford’. From here, a simple, five-minute walk will take you to the ground. Trams depart from Manchester city centre every six minutes, and the journey takes approximately 15 minutes. You can find the ‘Old Trafford’ stop on the Bury-Altrincham line.
The Trafford Bar, Exchange Quay, Salford Quays and MediaCityUK Metrolink stops are all 15-20 minutes’ walk from the stadium.
Metrolink operates a zonal fare ticket system, and all the stops close to Old Trafford are located in zone 2. For journeys from the city centre to the stadium, you will require a zone 1+2 ticket.
For the 2019/20 season, Metrolink passengers will beneﬁt from a new and easy-to-use contactless payment system – enabling them to touch in at the start of a journey and out at the end using a contactless bank card or another contactless-enabled payment device, such as a phone or watch.
Tickets must be purchased before travel, with ticket machines located on every platform at all Metrolink stops.
Manchester is well served by rail, with services running into the stations at Manchester Piccadilly, Oxford Road and Victoria. Fans can easily connect to onward trams from Victoria and Piccadilly.
Be sure to plan ahead and check train times on the National Rail website before you travel.
Please note that trains do not run to the Manchester United FC Halt station. The nearest rail station is Trafford Park, which is approximately a 25-minute walk from the ground.