City of Manchester Football Ground – Etihad Stadium
Nickname Manchester City FC — Citizens, City, or Sky Blues
Capacity — 48,500
Opened — 2002
Location — City of Manchester Stadium is managed by Manchester City Football Club and is located in or near Rusholme.
Address — Rowsley Street, Manchester M11 3FF
Club — Manchester City FC
Club Colours –Blue and White
Directions — # Train: Manchester Piccadilly station (one mile walk). Manchester Piccadilly is the closest main line station to SportCity and is approximately a 20 to 30 minute walk from the City of Manchester Stadium. Ashburys is a smaller station situated to the south on Alan Turing Way and is a 15 minute walk to the stadium.
Train Accommodation — See our hotels near train stations in Greater Manchester, or railway accommodation in surrounding counties : Lancashire, Cheshire, West Yorkshire, Merseyside and Derbyshire.
# Bus: Line 216, 217, 230 to 237, X36 & X37.
# Walking : There is a safe, sign posted and well lit route from the city centre and Piccadilly station to SportCity. It takes in Store Street, Pollard Street, Ashton New Road and Holt Town. Stewards will be on hand along the route which takes around 30 minutes from Piccadilly Gardens and 20 to 30 from the train station.
# Driving Directions : In the centre of Manchester to the east of the city centre.
Air Connections : Nearest Airport is Manchester Airport ( 24 km ).
Manchester International Airport is the largest airport in England outside of London. SkyEurope, Jet2.com, Flybe and other budget airlines fly to Manchester from London and from destinations throughout Europe, making it one of the more affordable places to fly in England.
Cheap Manchester Hotels near Etihad Stadium :
Britannia Hotel – ( 2.5 km from City of Manchester Stadium )
This historic Grade II listed building boasts free Wi-Fi access and superb city transport links, situated in a prime location for shops, theatres and the former G-MEX exhibition centre.
Britannia Sachas Hotel – ( 2.4 km from City of Manchester Football Stadium )
A warm and friendly atmosphere awaits at Sachas Hotel in a superb city centre location perfect for exploring Manchester.
Jarvis Piccadilly Hotel – ( 2.5 km from City of Manchester Stadium )
A big hotel in the very heart of a big-hearted city; this hotel is known as Manchester’s meeting place for both business and leisure travellers. You can enjoy everything this city has to offer.