Old Trafford Travel Guide - Stadium Scene

Old Trafford Travel Guide

Home of the Manchester United FC

Last Updated: 08-19-2023

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Address:

Sir Matt Busby Way, Trafford Park, Old Trafford, Stretford

Manchester, M16 0RA England

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Seating Capacity:

Soccer (Football): 76000

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About Old Trafford:

This legendary ground for Manchester United dates back to the early1900s and has seen everything from champions to bomb damage during World War II.  Despite the club's recent struggles, it continues to be an extremely popular place for fans to visit from all around the world.

Tour Info:

A tour of the legendary grounds and stadium are available which includes a stop through the museum and trophy room.  It is typically required to purchase tickets in advance from the club.

Security Screenings:

It is recommended to arrive at least one hour before the scheduled match starting time.  Patrons are subject to typical security measures including bag search and metal detectors.

Bag Policy:

As of the 2018-2019 season, bags larger than 20cm x 15cm x 5cm (8" x 6" x 2") are prohibited.  There is a bag drop available at multiple spots around the grounds including E2 car park (away supporters), N2 car park and at the back of W2 car park for a cost of Â£5.

Note: Bag and security policy listed above are for typical sporting events. Special events, concerts, and other situations may result in variation to the policy. Please check event website for any changes or variation.

Parking & Transportation

Parking Options

Parking is located all around the grounds.  Ticketing may be limited and must be purchased through the club.


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Bus Service:

The 53, 79, 250, 255, 256, 263 and x50 bus routes service near the stadium.  Check out Transport for Greater Manchester (TFGM) for full schedule of routes and current rates.


Rail Service:

The Manchester United Football Ground (MUF) Station is located right outside the grounds.  Please visit National Rail for schedules and rate information.


Taxi & Rideshare Service:

Taxis are available after the match along Sir Matt Busby Way, but you should anticipate a long wait.


Closest Major Airport: MAN (Manchester Airport)


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Mariana B.


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Manchester United vs Chelsea - Old Trafford - Hospitality tickets. N47 - N3408 row 31 seat 11


Posted On: 2023-12-06 13:24:54

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Sebas G.


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Old Trafford in West Manchester is a most to see when visiting England. toke a bus from downtown Manchester to the Stadium it takes 15 to 25 minutes to get...


Posted On: 2023-09-21 12:28:01

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Aaron S.


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I've visited Old Trafford a fair number of times now, as an away fan supporting the blue half of Manchester. It's obviously a historic stadium, and one of...


Posted On: 2022-01-02 13:32:10

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