Avoid the queues into and out of the stadium by making use of the fan bar, which will have drinks offers and music before and after the game, and by using the following transport alternatives:
Shuttle bus services
|Edgeley (Mercian Way)||6.00pm||6.15pm||6.30pm|
|Stockport Train Station||6.10pm||6.25pm||6.40pm|
|Parrswood (outside cinema)||6.25pm||6.40pm||6.55pm|
|Altrincham Bus Station||6.30pm|
|Salford City Stadium est. time of arrival||7.00pm||7.05pm||7.20pm|
Return journeys will depart Salford City Stadium at 10pm.
Return journey on all services is £5 per person, payment to be made at departure point.
To book onto any of these services please email email@example.com clearly stating your name, how many places you wish to book, your required departure point and your required departure time. You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of confirming your selected departure location and time. Should you fail to receive this confirmation, please re-send your email or call on 0161 820 2610.
Park and ride from the Trafford Centre
Goodwins will be operating shuttle bus services from STAND 4 of the Trafford Centre Bus Station to the stadium grounds, at the following times:
6pm, 6.10pm, 6.20pm, 6.40pm, 7pm, 7.15pm & 7.45pm
There is no booking required for these coaches, however they will be run on a 'first come, first served' basis, so arrive early to avoid disappointment.
The return journey is £4 per person and payment must be made at departure point.
Return journeys will depart from the stadium from 10pm and will be given priority departure.
First Bus number 100
This public bus service leaves the Trafford Centre bus station at the following times:
6.25pm, 6.49pm & 7.30pm
This bus service will drop you off on the A57(Liverpool Road) and the stadium is a 5 minute walk from there.
First Bus number 67
To the match:
|A57 (Liverpool Road)||6.20pm||6.35pm||6.45pm||6.55pm||7.15pm||7.45pm|
After the match:
The 67 bus will drop off and pick up on A57 (Liverpool Road) which is approximately 5 minutes walk into the stadium.
- Leaves A57 to Eccles / Manchester Shudehill at 10.10pm, 10.40pm and 11.10pm
- Leaves A57 to Irlam train station at 10.10pm, 10.40pm, 11.10pm & 11.40pm
The Little B in Sale, will be operating a park & ride scheme to every home match, and parking at the pub is free.
The coach will leave the Little B at 6.45pm.
The return journey will leave the stadium at 10.30pm.
Return journeys is £3.40 per person.
For more information and to reserve a seat, contact:
The Little B,
195 Marsland Road,
0161 973 1168
The Brook in Sale, has already arranged match day transport.
For more information and to reserve a seat, contact:
Sale M33 3SQ
0161 973 7773
Travelling by train
If you are travelling by train, our nearest train stations, with bus connections to the stadium, are:
Irlam train station
You can travel to Irlam train station from Stockport, Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road.
|Manchester Oxford Road||5.13pm||5.39pm||5.44pm||6.16pm||6.44pm|
From Irlam train station, walk onto Liverpool Road (outside the Railway Inn Pub) and get the number 67 bus:
|Salford City Stadium||5.50pm||6.20pm||6.35pm||7.05pm||7.34pm|
Return trains from Irlam to Liverpool are 10.04pm and 11.47pm.
Eccles train station
You can travel to Eccles train station Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly.
From Eccles train station, walk across the road to Eccles Interchange and get the Number 67 bus:
|A57 (Liverpool Road)||6.10pm||6.20pm||6.35pm||6.46pm||6.58pm||7.18pm|
Return trains from Eccles to Manchester Victoria are 10.02pm, 11.02pm & 12.08am.
Cheapest daily travel is available from any travel shop or railstation in Greater Manchester. Cost is £6.30 for one day unlimited travel on bus, train and metrolink services.
Travelling by metrolink
If you are travelling by Metrolink, our nearest Metrolink station is Eccles. The Metrolink runs every 12 minutes from Manchester city centre to Eccles. To travel from Sale via Metrolink, passengers should change lines at Cornbrook. On arrival at Eccles Metrolink, cross the road to Eccles Interchange bus station and get
|A57 (Liverpool Road)||6.10pm||620pm||6.35pm||6.46pm||6.58pm||7.18pm|
Metrolink services run from Eccles to Manchester every 12 minutes until 1.08am.
PLEASE NOTE SALFORD CITY STADIUM, SALE SHARKS, TRANSPORT FOR GREATER MANCHESTER AND ANY OTHER ASSOCIATED COMPANIES WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANYONE WHO DOES NOT ARRIVE IN TIME FOR KICK OFF, NOR WILL THEY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MISSED RETURN JOURNEYS OR MISSED CONNECTIONS.
Cycling to Salford City Stadium
If you choose to cycle to Salford City Stadium, there are 12 bike racks located outside the main west stand. Bikes can be chained to these are the owner's own risk.
Motorcycles at Salford City Stadium
There is a dedicated motorcycle parking area within the main west stand car park. There is no charge for parking of motorcycles at the stadium.
Car parking at Salford City Stadium
As a new stadium, we have legal and moral obligations to encourage as many of our visitors as possible to make use of the various modes of public transport as detailed above. For those customers who have no alternative but to travel by car, our suggestions are:
Barton Airport, Liverpool Road, M30 7SA - www.cityairportandheliport.com
Located on the A57 (across from the stadium), Barton Airport offers approximately 250 parking spaces. These are charged at £5 per vehicle and payable by cash on the night. The stadium is approximately 10 minutes walk.
The Unicorn Pub, Liverpool Road, M30 7BY
Located on Liverpool Road, (A57 Eccles end), the Unicorn Pub offers limited match day parking at £5 per car, cash payable on the night. The stadium is approximately 15 minutes walk away
Eccles Rugby Club, Gorton Street, Eccles, M30 7LZ - www.ecclesrfc.org.uk
Located just off of Liverpool Road, Eccles RFC offer match day car parking. Charged of £2.50 per car, cash payable on the night. The stadium is approximately 15 minutes walk away.
Parking at Salford City Stadium:
Parking at Salford City Stadium is limited. THERE WILL BE NO CASH PARKING ON THE NIGHT OF THE MATCH. Pre-bookable spaces are available by visiting www.salfordcitystadium.com or at the stadium up until 12pm on the day of the match. These spaces are charged at £5 per car and are sold on a first come first serve basis.
PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU CHOOSE TO PARK AT THE STADIUM YOU MAY HAVE TO WAIT UP TO 1.5 HOURS TO GET OUT OF THE CAR PARK.
If you do choose to travel by car, please study the interactive map.