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Getting Here

AJ BELL Stadium, 1 Stadium Way, Eccles M30 7LJ

Location

  • Less than 500 metres from Junction 11 of the M60
  • Two miles from the Trafford Centre

  • Within 500 metres of the City Airport

  • Eight miles from Manchester City Centre

The stadium is the first phase of major redevelopment of the area.

By Road

The stadium is located at Barton close to Junction 11 of the M60 on the A57 Liverpool Road

Parking at the Stadium

Buses will be operating shuttle bus services from stand four of the Trafford Centre Bus Station at the following times. There is parking for several thousand cars at the Trafford Centre and the bus station is near to Debenhams front entrance. Parking at the Trafford Centre is FREE. Please note we are now supplying an earlier bus at 11-15am but have cancelled the 1-15pm bus.

11-15am,11-45am, 12-15pm,12-45pm,

Returning Post Game at 4pm, 4-30pm (subject to demand)

There is no booking required for these coaches; however these will be on a first come first serve basis. Arrive early to avoid disappointment. THIS SERVICE IS NOW FREE OF CHARGE. These buses will drop you off within the stadium grounds.

Travelling by Bus

First Bus Number 100 Service operate the following PUBLIC bus service which also leaves the Trafford Centre Bus Station:

This bus service will drop you off on the A57, the stadium is a 5 minute walk.

First Bus Number 67 again this is a PUBLIC service and is not booked or controlled by Sale Sharks or the AJ Bell Stadium.

There are also bus services that operate between Shudehill, Eccles and the Stadium, these drop off and pick up on Liverpool Road (A57). The Number 67 Bus also takes passengers through to Irlam Train Station. Trains from Piccadilly and Victoria stop at Eccles.

Again this is a PUBLIC service and NOT controlled by Sale Sharks or the AJ Bell Stadium.

Alternative Coaches

Brook Pub - for details on the shuttle service being run by the Brook Pub, contact 0161 973 7773

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

From Eccles Train Station walk across the road to Eccles interchange bus station and catch the number 67 Bus

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

Metrolink services run from Eccles to Manchester every 12 minutes until 1.08am

PLEASE NOTE AJ BELL STADIUM & SALE SHARKS 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 the AJ Bell Stadium

If you choose to cycle to A J Bell Stadium there are 12 bike racks located outside the main west stand. Bikes can be chained to these are the owners own risk.

Motorcycles at the AJ Bell 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.

Travelling by Car

As well as stadium parking, there are various car parks in the surrounding areas:

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 day. The stadium is approximately 15 minutes walk away.

Eccles ARLFC have monitored parking available for about 100 cars. The postcode is M30 7LS, and is just a couple of minutes from the M60 junction 11, 15 minutes walk from the AJ Bell Stadium. The charge is £3 per car.

There may be occasions when car park access and egress is disrupted or delayed by circumstances beyond the control of the Stadium Company, such as busy trading days at the Intu (Trafford) Centre and localised heavy traffic due to roadworks or RTA's, please be assured that our car park staff will do their utmost to minimise delays.

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1No change (1)Sale Sharks XV430115
2No change (2)Leicester Tigers XV430115
3No change (3)Newcastle Falcons XV40042
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