With space for 75,957 spectators, Old Trafford has the second-largest capacity of any English football stadium after Wembley Stadium, the third-largest of any stadium in the United Kingdom, and the eleventh-largest in Europe. The stadium is approximately 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from Old Trafford Cricket Ground and the adjacent Manchester Metrolink tram station.
Adjacent to the South Stand of the stadium is Manchester United FC Halt railway station. The station is between the Deansgate and Trafford Park stations on the Southern Route of Northern Rail`s Liverpool to Manchester line, and is only open on matchdays.The ground is also serviced by both the Altrincham and Eccles lines of the Manchester Metrolink network, with the nearest stops being Exchange Quay at nearby Salford Quays, and Old Trafford, which it shares with the Old Trafford Cricket Ground. Both stops are a five-minute walk from the football ground.
Buses 255 and 256, which are run by Stagecoach Manchester and 263, which is run by Arriva North West run from Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester to Chester Road, stopping near Sir Matt Busby Way, while Stagecoach`s 250 and X50 services stop outside Old Trafford on Wharfside Way.There are also additional match buses on the 256 service, which run between Old Trafford and Manchester city centre