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Boat to Old Trafford

From £15 per person

Boarding point

Pick up at Stephenson's Bridge Boarding Point

What's Included

Going to Old Trafford?

We provide the ultimate alternative for Match day travel to Old Trafford. Make your way to the stadium for all Manchester United home games without the hassle of traffic and parking. The boat takes you from opposite Aviva Studios in Manchester’s city centre (Stephenson's Bridge) to within a short walk of Old Trafford. The journey takes just half an hour, enough time to relax with a cold beer or two from our fully stocked bar before you get to the game.

Departure time is 1 hour before kick off from the other side of the river to Aviva Studios. We’re close to the train stations (Salford Central, Manchester Piccadilly) so you can leave your car at home and relax.

At the end of the match the vessel leaves from Trafford Wharf 20 minutes after the final whistle. The boat will leave promptly to make sure we arrive back to make your onward journey.

All home game fixtures can be found here: Manchester United Fixtures

For booking we run two vessels depending on the fixture -

  • Select vessel either Isabella or Princess Katherine
  • No. of tickets required
  • Select date and continue.

If no tickets are available for selected vessel there may be for the other one.


Old Trafford
Bar on Board
Groups allowed
Pets allowed

  • Return travel
  • Operate for every Manchester United home game
  • Away fans welcome (please no away colours) and please respect that the boat will be 90% MUFC fans
  • Fully stocked bar
  • Inside and outside seating

Seating is not allocated and is done on a first come first served basis and you may be required to seat on the outside of the vessel so please dress appropriately.

MUFC Home Games

16th August - Isabella

1st September - TBC

29th September - TBC

Departure1 Hr before kick off
Return20 Minutes after the final whistle


The Princess Katherine & Isabella do not have disabled access. There is one step up and four steps down in order to board the Princess Katherine. There are a series of steps down to the boarding point at Stephenson's Bridge.


The Princess Katherine & Isabella are fully heated, equipped with an onboard licenced bar and two toilets.


The Princess Katherine has booth seating for six to a table plus outside seating.

Isabella has tables which can sit anywhere tables with bank seating plus an outdoor area.

Seating is not allocated


You will receive a full refund if cancelled 24 hours in advance of your trip.

Need help?

If you need help with bookings you can either call or email us. You may find the information you need on our Help Page.

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