Water activity

Manchester: Old Trafford Match Day River Cruise

4.9 / 5

9 reviews

Activity provider: Manchester River Cruises

Manchester: Old Trafford Match Day River Cruise

Activity provider: Manchester River Cruises

From US$ 16.85 per person

Going to Old Trafford for the game? Depart from Manchester city center 60 minutes beforehand and be dropped off in 20 minutes at Trafford Wharf, just a 5-minute walk to Old Trafford. Enjoy a beer and chat about the match with fellow fans.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Avoid the traffic and journey from Manchester city center to Old Trafford
  • Enjoy a drink and a chat with fellow fans about the match
  • See the city from a unique perspective as you are taken to Old Trafford
Full description
Enjoy matchday travel for Manchester United games at Old Trafford. This transfer service offers a pick-up from Manchester city center by the popular Spinningfields development, dropping fans off by the stadium.  Along the way, you will be able to gain a unique view of the city as you pass through the impressive Ordsall Chord and the newly refurbished Stephenson's Bridge on your journey along the River Irwell and Manchester Ship Canal.  Have an onboard bar so you can enjoy a drink with fellow match goers and enjoy the pre-game atmosphere you'd find in any pub. Return promptly 20 minutes after the final whistle.
  • Return travel to Old Trafford
  • Outside and inside seating
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

The boat will be moored in front of the Ralli Quay office building, between Bridge St and Irwell St. This is just across the river from the Dockyard Bar at Spinningfields.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • Away fans are welcome but should refrain from wearing away club colors including scarves and not be seen openly supporting the away team
  • The boat leaves the boarding point 1 hour before the kick-off time of the game at Old Trafford
  • It is an approximately a 5-minute walk to Old Trafford from the drop-off point
  • Return is 20 minutes after the game from the drop off point
  • Some of the seating is outside please dress appropriately
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 9 reviews

Review summary

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January 7, 2023

Pleasant trip. Drinks and snacks could be bought on board

October 27, 2022

Great trip with fellow supporters

October 21, 2022

Product ID: 121190