hether you are travelling to us by car or by public transport below is all the information you need to find us here at the Emirates Old Trafford Stadium. We have also provided useful links and telephone numbers for local and national transport services.


Emirates Old Trafford
Lancashire County Cricket Club
Talbot Road
M16 0PX

Useful Telephone Numbers

Telephone Number
Lancashire County Cricket Club - Switchboard
0161 282 4000
Lancashire County Cricket Club - Events Team
0161 282 4020
Local Bus and Rail
0161 228 7811
National Rail Timetable and Fare Enquiries
08457 48 49 50
National Express Coaches
08717 81 81 81

Travel Directions By Car

For those using a SatNav, our postcode is  M16 0PX

From the North

From M602:

From the South

Alternative Route from M60 Motorway (all directions)

Car parking at the stadium

View a ground plan here >

Public Transport

Details of travel in Greater Manchester, including journey planning and latest travel news can be found here.

Metrolink Tram Services

The Old Trafford Metrolink station is directly outside our stadium, on the line between Altrincham and Manchester City Centre. Regular services operate between Bury-Altrincham and Piccadilly-Altrincham. Both services travel through Central Manchester where there are connecting services to several destinations in Greater Manchester.

Metrolink is also connected to both mainline railway stations – there is a direct service to Piccadilly station  & Victoria station is on the Bury line (currently Victoria station is being redeveloped, so please use the nearby Shudehill stop).

Tickets are available from dispensers on all stations.

Further information, including full time-table details, is available from Metrolink and GMPTE offices or on line at www.metrolink.co.uk

Download the Metrolink pocket guide here

Rail Services

InterCity and local services operate to both Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria stations. Each station is linked to the Metrolink network (see paragraph above). Catch the tram service for Altrincham and alight at the Old Trafford stop which is next to the ground.


Manchester International Airport is approximately 15 minutes from Old Trafford by car. Join the M56 motorway at the airport exit (junction 5) and then follow the directions ‘From The South’ shown above.

The Metrolink line to the airport is due to open on 3 November 2014. Trams run between the airport and Cornbrook where you can change for services to Old Trafford (two stops away). Join the Metrolink tram service for Altrincham and alight at the Old Trafford stop next to the ground (see the Metrolink Tram Service paragraph above).

Bus Services

Several bus services operate between Manchester and Sale/Altrincham. The following bus services run near to the cricket ground, setting down at Chester Road (with the junction of Warwick Road, a walk of approx 5 minutes), or on Talbot Road opposite the ground. The service numbers are: Talbot Road: 257, Chester Road: 114,252, 253, 254.