Ahead of the Aviva Premiership match between Sale Sharks and Saracens on Friday 16th November (kick off 8.00pm), why not avoid the queues and use one of the services below?
Shuttle Bus Service
Must be booked by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by 5.00pm on Thursday,15th November 2012
From Manchester & Stockport
|Departing from||Bus 1||Bus 2|
|Manchester Rugby Club (Grove Park)||6.00pm|
|Stockport (Mercian Way)||6.15pm||6.25pm|
|Stockport Train Station||6.20pm||
|Parrswood (Outside Cinema)||6.50pm|
|Salford City Stadium||6.45pm||7.15pm|
RETURN JOURNEYS - depart from stadium bus layby
Bus 1 at 10.00pm, Bus 2 at 10.15pm
From Altrincham & Sale
|Sale (Heywood Road)||See Little B/ Brook entries below|
RETURN JOURNEYS - depart stadium bus layby at 10.10pm
Fares: Manchester Rugby Club £7.50, Village Cheadle £6.50, Stockport/ Parrswood £5. All fares are returns, no junior fares.
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 us on 0161 820 2610.
Park & Ride from the Trafford Centre
Transport for Greater Manchester will be operating shuttle bus services from STAND 4 of the Trafford Centre Bus Station at the following times:
5.30pm, 6.00pm, 6.30pm, 7.00pm, 7.30pm
Return post match 10.00pm, 10.30pm
There is no booking required for these coaches; however these will be on a 'first come, first served' basis. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.
Return Journey is £3 per person, payment to be made at departure point.
Return journeys will commence departure from the stadium at 10pm and will run until 11pm if there is sufficient demand.
These coaches will drop you off within the stadium grounds.
First Bus Number 100 operate the following public bus service which also 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, the stadium is a 5 minute walk.
First Bus Number 67
|Arrival: Liverpool Road (A.57)||6.20pm||6.35pm||6.45pm||6.55pm||7.15pm||7.45pm|
Number 67 buses will drop off and pick up on A57 which is approximately 5 minutes walk into the stadium
.Number 67 bus return journeys to Eccles/Manchester Shudehill leave A57 at 10.10pm, 10.40pm and 11.10pm.
WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE TWO ADDITIONAL SERVICES ON THIS ROUTE WHICH WILL LEAVE THE A57 AT 10PM AND 10.15PM IN ADDITION THE EXISTING TIMETABLED SERVICES.
Number 67 bus return journeys to Irlam Train Station leave A57 at 10.10pm, 10.40pm, 11.10pm and 11.40pm.
The Little B Pub, Sale will be operating a Park & Ride Scheme from the pub for every home match. Coach will leave the Little B at 6.45pm, parking in their car park is free. The return journey will leave the Stadium at 10.30pm.
Return Journeys are charged at £3.40 per person. For more details contact 0161 973 1168.
The Little B Pub, 195 Marsland Road, Sale, M33 3ND
Brook Pub - for details on the shuttle service being run by the Brook Pub, contact 0161 973 7773
The Brook is the former station house at Brooklands Metrolink, on the Altrincham line.
Travelling by Train
If you are travelling by Train, our nearest Train Stations with bus connections to the stadium are: Irlam and Eccles
Irlam Train Station
You can travel to Irlam Train Station from the following departure stations - Stockport, Manchester Piccadilly, 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 CATCH THE NUMBER 67 BUS
Return Trains from Irlam - Liverpool are 10.04pm and 11.47pm
Eccles Train Station
You can travel to Eccles Train Station from the following departure stations - Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly.
FROM ECCLES TRAIN STATION WALK ACROSS THE ROAD TO ECCLES INTERCHANGE BUS STATION AND CATCH THE NUMBER 67 BUS
|Arrive at A.57 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 and 12.08am
CHEAPEST DAILY TICKET AVAILABLE FROM ANY TRAVEL SHOP OR RAIL STATION IN GREATER MANCHESTER 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 catch the Number 67 bus to the stadium:
|Arrive A.57 Liverpool Rd.||6.10pm||6.20pm||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 person 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're travelling by car, click here for an interactive map.
Tickets for the match are still available. Simply click on the advert below or ring 08444 994 994.