Metrolink Tram Services
A regular service operates from Bury in North Manchester, Altrincham (South Manchester), and from Central Manchester. There is a connecting service to Salford Quays and Eccles.
Metrolink is also connected to both mainline railway stations, Piccadilly & Victoria, and runs to Old Trafford Station, next to the cricket ground. 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
InterCity and local services operate to both Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria stations. Each station is linked to the Metrolink Tram Service. Catch the tram service for Altrincham and alight at the Old Trafford stop which is next to the ground.
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 below.
There is no direct rail link from the airport to Old Trafford, instead take the express train service to Manchester (Piccadilly station), and then join the Metrolink tram service for Altrincham and alight at the Old Trafford stop next to the ground.
Several bus 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: 253, Chester Road: 69,255, 256, 263, 264.
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