Manchester City v Arsenal - Travel Info

Coach Travel

Adults - £32
Concession - £27 (16 and under or 65 and over)
Away Scheme Members - £27

Non member adults - £37
Non member concession - £32

Departure times
Pick-ups points are made within two separate convoys as follows;

Emirates Stadium with pick ups

Pick up 1 - Departs Emirates Stadium (Queensland Rd) at 09.15
Pick up 2 - Departs London Gateway Services at 09.45

The return journey to Emirates should take approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes.


Kingsferry (Gillingham) with pick ups

Pick up 1 - Departs Kingsferry Travel Centre at 08.15
Pick up 2 - Departs South Mimms Services at 09.45
Pick up 3 - Departs Newport Pagnell Services at 10.15

The return journey to Kingsferry should take approximately 5 hours and 15 minutes.

How to book your travel?
Travel can now be purchased online by clicking here or by calling 020 7619 5000 (Option 1).

Away scheme members must call the "Contact Centre" to gain their preferential price.

When making a booking make sure you have the membership details ready of the supporter/s actually travelling. Non members wishing to travel must provide a full name, address, daytime telephone number and Date of birth in order to travel.

Online travel bookings will close at 3pm on Friday 16th December 2011.

To use the online service you will need to activate your membership by visiting and selecting the login option on the right hand side, from here simply follow the prompts through the activation process. If your membership is already activated then just log in as normal with your username and password.

Want to park at the Services or Emirates Stadium?
When coming by car to meet the away coaches, please be aware that Controlled Parking Zones are in operation around the stadium with the exception of Sundays and Bank Holidays. For further information on the parking in Islington please refer to

Parking is available at Emirates Stadium, The Kingsferry Travel Centre, and the following Welcome Break service areas - London Gateway, South Mimms and Newport Pagnell.

  • London Gateway is at Junction 2 of the M1 and accessible from both the north and southbound sides of the motorway - park anywhere in the main car park.
  • South Mimms is located off Junction 23 of the M25 - park anywhere in the main car park
  • Newport Pagnell is close to Junction 14 on the M1 - please park your car in the Northbound hotel section of the services.
  • Emirates Stadium parking is via the Queensland Rd security entrance, N7 7AJ.
  • Kingsferry Travel Centre is on Eastcourt Lane, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 6HW - only street parking is available.

Car parking at these sites have been provided free of charge. If you would like to leave your car or meet the coach at one of these sites then please ask when booking your coach ticket for further details or complete the web form via this link. The link will also appear on your booking confirmation which you will receive via email prior to the fixture.

Car registration details or specific requests must be registered before 4pm on the last working day (Monday to Friday) before the fixture. Details received after this will result in you not being able to use the park and ride service.

Supporters parking at the Welcome Break services listed above will incur a fine which cannot be overturned if you park without registering.

Supporters Club Coaches
If you are organizing your own coach or minibus then please e-mail in order for specific police instructions to be sent out to you.

Terms and Conditions

1. Use of Membership Card

1.1 The Club is not responsible for any Membership Card which is forgotten, lost, stolen, defaced, damaged or destroyed. If the Membership Card is forgotten, lost, stolen, defaced, damaged or destroyed, a duplicate card may be issued to the original purchaser, at the Club's discretion, upon payment by the original purchaser to the Club of a fee. The Club reserves the right to withdraw this duplicate card facility without notice.
1.2 The Membership Card is issued for your sole use and you shall not sell, assign or transfer the Membership Card or the benefit of it to any other person without the prior written consent of the Club. The reference to selling the Membership Card includes offering to sell a Membership Card (including, without limitation, via any online auction website), exposing a Membership Card for sale, making a Membership Card available for sale by another and advertising that a Membership Card is available for purchase.
1.3 If a Membership Card is lost, you must immediately notify the Club of the same.

2. Travel booked through the Club using your Membership Card

2.1 A valid Membership Card must be shown, or valid membership details provided, when booking travel to Away Matches through the Club, to obtain the preferential price.
2.2 Unaccompanied minors under the age of 14 will not be able to travel with the Club. Children between the age of 14 and 17 will only be able to travel with the Club if their parent or legal guardian has given their prior written consent to the Club.
2.3 All travel booked with the Club is non-transferable and non-refundable.
2.4 The Club cannot be held responsible or liable for any delays to your travel arrangements, or for your travel costs if an Away Match is rescheduled.
2.5 When travelling with the Club you must:
(A) carry your Membership Card and travel tickets at all time;
(B) carry photographic ID (this will be checked at the point of boarding);
(C) not smoke;
(D) not carry alcohol (please be aware that this amounts to an offence under the Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol) Act 1985);
(E) not carry any object capable of being construed or used as an offensive weapon; and
(F) conduct yourself in a manner befitting a representative of the Club and not do anything or procure that anything be done which might bring the name or reputation of the Club into disrepute.

For full Terms and Conditions, please see


From the South
Exit the M6 at junction 19 and follow signs for the A556 towards the M56. When on the M56 follow signs for City Centre, eventually this becomes the A1503 (Princess Rd). Continue to the city centre, turning right onto the elevated A57(M). Follow this to the end, through two sets of lights and turn right onto Every Street.

At the end of Every Street turn right onto the A662 (Ashton New Rd). The stadium will be on the left hand side.


Exit the M6 at junction 21a and follow signs for Manchester on the M62. Join the M60 at junction 12 and follow the M60 round to junction 23. Exit at this junction which is the exit for Aston-u-Lyne.

Follow signs for Manchester city centre (going away from Ashton-u-Lyne) along the A635.

You will pass a retail park on the left. Towards the end of the retail park is a Pizza Hut.

At that point get into the third lane. This will enable you to turn right at the traffic lights and then immediately left, following signs for Droylsden (A662).

Continue along this road for approximately three miles. After which there is a large Asda store on the right hand side just before a set of traffic lights (junction with Alan Turing Way). The stadium is just beyond the junction on the right hand side.

Car Parking
Pay on the day parking is available on site at the Etihad Stadium on the North Car Park accessed from Alan Turing Way. Parking in the North Car Park costs £10 for cars.

There are a number of satellite car parks around the stadium, with prices displayed at the point of entry. Manchester City FC do not endorse these car parks.

A resident parking scheme is in place in the streets around the Etihad 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. Parking at ASDA adjacent to the Stadium is reserved for store customers only. Penalties will be imposed for misuse of this car park.

Bus Information
Direct services to the stadium are: 

53, 54, 185, 186, 216, 217, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237, X36 and X37.

Manchester Piccadilly is the nearest mainline station and is approximately a 30 minute walk to the Stadium. Services run from Euston to Manchester Piccadilly. For further information contact National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950

Other information
Holloway Road underground on the Piccadilly line is the closest station to Queensland Rd where the coaches depart from.

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Sat Nav details - The postcode for the Etihad Stadium is M11 3FF

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