Emirates Old Trafford STORY
Travel info, Maps & Directions
Travel info, Maps & Directions

Below are directions to Emirates Old Trafford by car, tram, rail and bus

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


Metrolink Tram Services to Old Trafford

Note: Emirates Old Trafford is on the line between Manchester City Centre and Altrincham

Regular services operate from:-

On Sunday 14 July the line between Manchester and Altrincham will be closed, and a replacement bus service will operate between Piccadilly station and Altrincham.

The Old Trafford Metrolink station is directly outside the stadium.

Tickets are available from dispensers on all stations.

Further information, including a detailed map of all stations and lines, plus full time-table details are available from Metrolink and GMPTE offices or on line at www.metrolink.co.uk  Download the Metrolink Pocket Guide by clicking here or download the latest map, including the new line to Chorlton & East Disbury by clicking here

Rail Services
Inter City and local services operate to both Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria stations. Each station is linked to the Metrolink Tram Service.

Old Trafford Tram Station
Old Trafford Metrolink station is on the Manchester-Altrincham line, catch the tram service for Altrincham and alight at the Old Trafford stop which is next to the ground.

As an alternative, both Firswood station (on the East Didsbury line) and Trafford Bar stations are within easy walking distance of the ground.

Old Trafford is 3.1 miles from Manchester City Centre (Piccadilly Gardens). Taxis from Manchester City Centre normally cost in the region of 8-10. Check before embarking on your journey. 

Manchester International Airport is approx 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.

There is no direct rail link from the airport to Old Trafford, instead take the express train service to Manchester (Piccadilly station), and then change to the Metrolink tram service to Altrincham. The Old Trafford stop is outside the ground.

Bus Services
Several buses services operate between Manchester and Sale/Atrincham. 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-17 & 115. Chester Road-114, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 263, 264.

Useful Travel Information Phone Numbers
Local Bus & Rail: 0161 228 7811
British Rail Timetable & Fare Enquiries: 08457 48 49 50
Virgin Train Link: 08457 222 333
National Express Coaches: 08717 81 81 81

PARKING in 2013
Click here for the latest parking information at Emirates Old Trafford.

[Map Downloads: Main Roads I Local Roads I Searchable Map]

From the North

From M602

From North East, West Yorkshire

Follow directions from M602 shown in paragraph above

From the West

Follow directions from M602 shown in paragraph above

From the South

Alternative Route from M60 Motorway (all directions).

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