Olympic event ticket-holders can travel free on Metrolink trams between stops in Manchester city centre and stops near to Old Trafford Stadium on event days. The recommended stops near to Old Trafford football ground are;
– Exchange Quay
– Old Trafford
– Trafford Bar
– Salford Quays
– Media City UK
– Harbour City
You can see where to board tram services on the Transport for Greater Manchester website
Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria stations are served directly by trains from principal UK stations.
There are timetabled bus services which pass close to the venue, however, you are advised to use one of the free shuttle bus services operating between the city centre and the stadium.
On match days frequent shuttle buses provide free travel for Olympic event ticketholders near Piccadilly Gardens, at the corner of Portland Street and on Corporation Street, both in Manchester City centre and Old Trafford Stadium before and after events. You can see where to board shuttle buses on the Transport for Greater Manchester website
Not an option for this venue.
Groups planning to travel to the stadium by coach must pre-book a parking space as no coach parking or drop-off facilities will be available on match days.
Park-and-ride services will be in operation on match days from three park-and-ride sites. This service is not included in the price of your event ticket, so book your ticket now.
Not an option for this venue.
There is a pedestrian route to Old Trafford from Manchester city centre. The walk is approximately 3.5 kilometres. You can see where the walking route starts and ends on the Transport for Greater Manchester website
Free, secure, managed cycle parking will be provided at the venue. Plan your journey by bike using the spectator journey planner
Please note that bike locks will not be provided at the venue so remember to bring one with you.
Accessible shuttle buses will run between Piccadilly Rail Station and Old Trafford Stadium before and after matches. This service is for disabled spectators and the buses are suitable for wheelchair users. For information on where to pick up this service please visit the Transport for Greater Manchester website
All Metrolink trams are accessible and have spaces for wheelchairs but mobility scooters cannot be carried. The free shuttle buses between Manchester city centre and Old Trafford are also accessible and can carry one wheelchair but not mobility scooters.
If you’re travelling by National Rail and require assistance, you should book this when you buy your train tickets. To book rail tickets and assistance, visit the 2012 Games Train Ticket booking website
Free London 2012 accessible shuttle buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly rail station and Old Trafford stadium.
Limited, pre-booked accessible parking will be provided close to the venue for disabled spectators who are UK Blue Badge holders or members of an equivalent national scheme. This must be booked in advance
Taxis and private hire vehicles
Taxi and private hire vehicle pick-up and drop-off areas are located close to the venue and will be clearly signposted.