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.
400 Ashton New Road
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 tfgm.com 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 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 to discuss further. You can find out more at mancity.com/access.
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.
WHAT CAN I BRING WITH ME?
Backpacks, holdalls, rucksacks, or other similar items of any size, large or small, will not be allowed into the stadium. Small handheld bags, no larger than A4 size (12”x8”x3”) will be accepted.
If you have a medical condition that requires you to bring a bag or other equipment, please contact the Access Team at [email protected].
The following articles must not be brought to the Academy Stadium: weapons, air horns, narcotics, fireworks/flares, bottles/cans/glasses, cameras, long umbrellas, food/drink, selfie sticks, tablet PCs, pushchairs/prams, backpacks, holdalls, rucksacks, and other oversized bags are not permitted
If you have any questions please tweet us at our official supporter account or email [email protected]
We look forward to seeing you at the Academy Stadium!