Visiting the Academy Stadium

The Academy Stadium is the home to Manchester City Women and our EDS and Academy teams. The venue can also host a number of other events including rugby.

Stadium Address

Academy Stadium,
Etihad Campus
North Gate,
400 Ashton New Road
M11 4TQ

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How to get here


There is a safe, well lit and signposted walking route available from Manchester Piccadilly Station. Follow the ‘City Link’ signs. It will take approximately 30-minutes to walk to the Academy Stadium from the city centre.


There are a number of bike racks around the stadium. The Club accepts no liability and all bikes are left at their own risk.


There are bus stops adjacent to the stadium. The stop is the Asda superstore opposite the North Gate entrance. Further information is available at or via Twitter @OfficialTfGM


Metrolink runs from the city centre including. Manchester Piccadilly station to the Velopark stop and on towards Ashton. The journey time from Piccadilly Station takes 12-minutes.

Metrolink Park & Ride

Journeys to the stadium are really easy from the many Park & Ride sites on the Metrolink network. Parking is free for Metrolink passengers. For those travelling from the East or North, there are two large Park & Ride car parks located at Ashton West and Ashton Moss.

The journey time to the Stadium is approximately 25-minutes. Click here for more information about Metrolink Park & Ride. Please note the consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited on Metrolink trams.

Accessible Parking

Accessible parking is available onsite at the Academy Stadium in the North car park. If you are attending a match and require parking, please call our Disability Access Officer on +44 (0)161 444 1894 (option 1, 1, 1) to discuss further. You can find out more at

Residents Parking

A resident parking scheme is in place in the streets around the Academy Stadium and this is strictly enforced and identified through on-street signage. Please do not park in these areas as you will be fined and your vehicle may be clamped or removed. Please respect the needs of local residents.

There are a number of satellite car parks around the stadium. The Club does not endorse these car parks.

Do not leave valuables on display in your vehicle and any items left in vehicles are done so at your own risk. The venue accepts no liability for the theft, damage or loss to your vehicle or items within it.

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