Travelling up to see Saints take on Manchester City on Sunday? Here’s everything you need to know ahead of your journey north…
Address: Etihad Stadium,
Manchester M11 3FF
Telephone: 0161 444 1894
Nickname: The Citizens
Colours: Blue and white
Saints fans will be housed in the South stand at Etihad Stadium, spread across the lower (blocks 113 and 114) and middle tiers (blocks 212-214). The club have been given an allocation of 1,500 tickets.
Getting There By Car
Take the M6 up to Junction 19 before turning off to take the A556 and then the M56 going towards Stockport.
Pass Stockport on the M60 before leaving it at Junction 23 to take the A635 towards Manchester.
Head off on A662 towards Droylsden and Manchester and, in around three miles, the stadium should become visible on your right.
Parking at the Etihad Stadium itself costs £10, while minibuses and motorcycles are free of charge.
The closest parking to the away entrance is the East car park.
Unofficial car parks and street parking is available around the ground, but please be aware that there are ‘residents only’ parking schemes in place around the stadium.
Getting There By Train
Etihad Stadium has its own Metrolink stop on the East Manchester line, called Etihad Campus, that is served by Manchester Victoria and Piccadilly stations. The Metrolink runs from the city centre to Etihad Campus and on towards Ashton, with a journey time of less than ten minutes. The journey time from Piccadilly is less than ten minutes. On event days, trams run to/from the stadium stop every six minutes.
There is a safe, well-lit and signposted walking route available from Manchester Piccadilly station. Follow the ‘City Link’ signs. It will take approximately 25 minutes to walk to the Etihad Stadium from the city centre.