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.

Getting to Emirates Old Trafford by public transport


It’s easy to get to Emirates Old Trafford from anywhere on the Metrolink network, with fast and frequent services on all lines. Emirates Old Trafford is just 15 minutes from Manchester city centre, the ground is adjacent to Old Trafford Metrolink stop and near to Trafford Bar. Exchange Quay and Salford Quays stops are about 20 minutes’ walk from the ground.

A full range of tickets and great value travelcards are available from ticket machines at every stop – you must buy your ticket before catching the tram. Before and after matches, services will be busy so please leave extra time for your journey. After matches, trams will be running towards Manchester and Altrincham with frequent services also towards East Didsbury and Manchester Airport from the Trafford Bar stop.

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

Click here to view the updated Metrolink map

FREE Park & Ride car parks for Metrolink customers

East Didsbury and Sale Water Park stops are the closest options, take a look at the Metrolink network map to see all the locations and the number of spaces available. Visit www.metrolink.co.uk or phone Customer Services on 0161 205 2000 for more info.


Emirates Old Trafford is well served by buses, including frequent services from Manchester city centre. The ground is just a short walk from the bus stops on Chester Road. For more information visit www.tfgm.com

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.


Long distance and local train services run to Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria stations in the city centre, where passengers can connect to a Metrolink tram service. Through tickets are available to the Old Trafford Metrolink stop from your local train station. Please ask your rail ticket office or agent for details when buying your ticket. For times call 08457 48 49 50 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk

More information

Call Traveline 0871 200 22 33

7am to 8pm Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm Saturday, Sunday & public holidays.


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).