Attending an Event

Attending an Event

Attending an event at Old Trafford is a unique and inspirational experience. The scale and grandeur of this famous venue always serves to amaze our delegates and guests.

This section will give you all the information you require if you are attending an event at Old Trafford, including details on getting here, where to stay and the additional activities you can enjoy whilst you are here at the stadium, including our award-winning Museum and Stadium Tour or even VIP hospitality if your event falls around a matchday.

Getting Here

For sat nav, use postcode M16 0SZ.


Leave the M60 at Junction 12 M602 (Salford/Manchester). At the end of the M602 (Junction 3) follow signs for Salford Quays & Trafford Park. At the roundabout turn right onto Trafford Road (A5063). At the bridge over the Manchester Ship Canal, keep in the right hand lane, turn right and follow the road round past with Victoria Warehouse on the left, then take the first left opposite Premier Inn, turning left again at the end of the road to a set of traffic lights. Turn left for car parks E1, E2, E3 & N2 and turn right for N3, N4, W1 & W3.


Leave the M6 at Junction 19 and take the A556 in the direction of Manchester Airport. Continue onto the M56 to Manchester, passing the Airport, and follow the signs to the M60 (Leeds/Liverpool). Leave the M60 at Junction 7 (A56 Chester Road) and continue through the lights until you reach the stadium.

Where to Stay

Manchester is a centre for arts, sports, business and culture. It offers a rich diversity of bars, restaurants, shops and 5-star luxury hotels. All this, just a 10 minute journey from Manchester United by car, or less if you use one of the city's trams. With hundreds of hotel rooms in walking distance, 6,500 in Manchester City Centre and a total of 40,000 hotel beds in Greater Manchester you won't be short of a place to stay the night.

Hotel Name Telephone Number Grade Number of Bedrooms Miles from Old Trafford
Hotel Football 0161 751 0430 4* 133 0.1
Premier Inn Old Trafford Hotel 0871 527 8750 3* 162 0.2
AC Marriott Salford Quays Hotel 0161 876 5305 4* 142 0.7
Copthorne Hotel
0161 873 7321
Holiday Inn Express Salford Quays
0161 868 1000
LCCC Trafford Lodge 0161 874 3333 3* 36 1.2
Hilton Deansgate Hotel 0161 870 1600 4* 279 2.1
Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hall 0161 832 1188 4* 148 2.2
Radisson Edwardian Hotel 0161 835 9929 5* 263 2.4
The Midland Hotel 0161 236 3333 4* Deluxe 312 2.4
The Palace Hotel 0161 288 1111 4* 275 2.4
Holiday Inn Express Trafford City 0161 359 5757 3* 220 2.5
Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel 0161 831 6000 4* 203 2.7
The Lowry Hotel 0161 827 4000 5* 165 2.7
Mint Hotel Manchester 0161 242 1000 4* 285 3.3
Marriott Worsley Park Hotel 0161 975 2000 4* 158 8.1

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Stadium Activities

Museum and Stadium Tour

Visit our award-winning Museum and Stadium Tour whilst you are here for your event. The story of Manchester United is a truly inspiring one which unites millions of people across the world.

You will be provided with your own personal Tour Guide who will escort you to every corner of The Theatre of Dreams including the dressing rooms, dugouts and players' tunnel. In addition you will have the opportunity to explore our interactive Museum which boasts more than 130 years' worth of trophies.

The Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour is available at a reduced rate, with 10% off for our event delegates.

Matchday Hospitality

When it comes to drama, few places can rival Old Trafford. A Matchday VIP Experience is the perfect opportunity to combine your event with a chance to see The Reds play. Experience world-class hospitality, including complimentary bar, three course meal and Q&A with a former player. Enjoy a stylish matchday experience you'll never forget.

Matchday VIP hospitality packages are available from a reduced rate for our event delegates. Call 0161 676 7770 to find out more about a Matchday VIP Experience.