Manchester United v Burnley

Manchester United v Burnley


Old Trafford
Wednesday 22 January 2020 from 8:15pm to 10:15pm
Impacted area(s)

Manchester city centre, Trafford, Stretford, Salford

Journey times will increase from 4pm until kick-off. Re-time or re-route to improve your journey.


A fast and frequent tram service runs to four stops within easy walking distance of the ground:

  • Old Trafford
  • Trafford Bar
  • Exchange Quay
  • Salford Quays

If travelling from the city centre, journeys take around 10 minutes with services departing every few minutes.

Park and Ride

Leave the car and hop on the tram to the match!

Park and Ride facilities are free to use and Metrolink services go within walking distance of Old Trafford. All services from the below locations take around 15 minutes.

  • East Didsbury with 302 spaces – Kingsway, Parrs Wood M19 1TB
  • Brooklands with 108 spaces – Marsland Road/Brooklands Road, M33 3SQ
  • Sale Water Park with 300 spaces – Rifle Road, M33 2LX
  • Ladywell with 250 spaces – Eccles New Road, Eccles, M6 8HD


Journey times will increase on the Mancunian Way, A56 Chester Road, Trafford Road, Wharfside Way and surrounding areas from 4.30pm until kick-off and in the hour after the match, including on the M60 between Junctions 11 and 5. Re-time your journey or take alternative routes if driving in the area.

After the match the A56 Chester Road will be closed at the junction of Warwick Road to allow the crowd to safely disperse. Non match going traffic will divert via Talbot Road in both directions.

A strictly-enforced resident parking scheme is in place on the streets around Old Trafford, which is made clear through on-street signage.

To avoid the traffic and car park costs, travel on foot, by Metrolink or by bus.


Did you know close to 1,000 supporters can travel every hour to the game by bus? That's right!

The 255, 256, 263 and x50 bus services run within walking distance of Old Trafford. Hop on the bus and beat the traffic!

After the match you can take a dedicated Shuttle Bus back to the City Centre. The buses depart from A56 Chester Road at the junction of Sir Matt Busby Way. Staff will be in place to assist and the journey back into the City Centre will only take 10 - 15 minutes - Perfect!


Old Trafford is easily accesible on foot from local areas - beat the traffic and take a stroll to and from the match.

Several Metrolink stops are all also within a short walk of the ground.


You can cycle to the game!

If you are travelling to Old Trafford by bicycle, there are free cycle racks located at the following car parks:

  • N2 (Sir Alex Ferguson Stand)
  • E2 (East Stand)
  • W2 (West Stand)

Bicycles must not be secured in any other areas across the stadium site at any time. Bicycles secured outside of authorised cycle racks will be promptly removed, which may result in damage for which the club will not be held liable.

Useful Links

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