Select from 5 ways to get there

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 7 tram  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 7 tram from Etihad Campus (Manchester Metrolink) to Exchange Quay (Manchester Metrolink) 3 / ...

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Line 53 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 53 bus from Sportcity, Etihad Campus Tram Stop (Stadium) to Salford Quays, Trafford Rd/Clippers Quay (Copthorne Hotel) 53

$3 - $4

5 alternative options

Line 7 tram, line 256 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 7 tram from Etihad Campus (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly Gardens (Manchester Metrolink) 7 / ...
  2. Take the line 256 bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Old Trafford, Chester Road/Warwick Road (Garage) 255 / ...

$6 - $7

Line 216 bus, line 256 bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the line 216 bus from Sportcity, Ashton New Rd/Etihad Stadium to Piccadilly Gardens (BANK) 216 / ...
  2. Take the line 256 bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Old Trafford, Chester Road/Warwick Road (Garage) 255 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from City of Manchester Stadium to Old Trafford 5.3 miles

$22 - $27

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from City of Manchester Stadium to Old Trafford 5.3 miles

$12 - $18

Walk  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Walk from City of Manchester Stadium to Old Trafford 5 miles

What companies run services between City of Manchester Stadium, England and Old Trafford, England?

You can take a bus from City of Manchester Stadium to Old Trafford via Sportcity, Ashton New Rd/Etihad Stadium, Piccadilly Gardens (BANK), Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza), and Old Trafford, Chester Road/Warwick Road (Garage) in around 45 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Etihad Campus (Manchester Metrolink) to Exchange Quay (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Etihad Campus (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly Gardens (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Old Trafford, Chester Road/Warwick Road (Garage)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sportcity, Ashton New Rd/Etihad Stadium to Piccadilly Gardens (BANK)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from City of Manchester Stadium to Old Trafford
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$12 - $18
uberASSIST
$11 - $17
uberACCESS
$11 - $16
uberEXEC
$19 - $27
uberXL
$21 - $29
Taxi from City of Manchester Stadium to Old Trafford
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between City of Manchester Stadium and Old Trafford is 6 km.

The cheapest way to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Old Trafford is to line 53 bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Old Trafford is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs £16 - £20.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sportcity, Etihad Campus Tram Stop (Stadium) and arriving at Salford Quays, Trafford Rd/Clippers Quay (Copthorne Hotel). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

The line 7 tram from Etihad Campus (Manchester Metrolink) to Exchange Quay (Manchester Metrolink) takes 23 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.