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🚙 Travel guide: Salford City (Saturday, December 14)

Travel information for the trip to Salford City

11 December 2019

Exeter City make their first trip to the Peninsula Stadium to face Salford City in EFL Sky Bet League Two action on Saturday.

Thinking of making the trip? Here is all you need to know!

The Peninsula Stadium (M7 3PZ)

Moor Lane, recently renamed as The Peninsula Stadium, has been the home of Salford City since the 1978/79 season. The Stadium has a capacity of 5,108. The record attendance at the ground is 4,518 on 13 August 2019, for a 3–0 loss to Leeds United in the EFL Cup.

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Away Fans visiting the Peninsula Stadium are located in one half of the East Stand, with a typical allocation of 1,100.

GRECIAN TRAVEL

Grecian Travel departs Unit 1 nightclub at 7:30am and costs £38. Alternative pick-up points are at Honiton Road Park & Ride (by Miller and Carter steakhouse), Cullompton Services (junction 28), Tiverton (junction 27), Taunton (junction 25), and any other pick-ups en-route by prior arrangement.

You can book online by visiting tickets.ecfc.co.uk. Alternatively, drop into reception at St James Park to book.

For more information or to book please contact Chris Woolcott on 01392 250250 or John Bishop on 07904036334 or by email at: john.bishop760@btinternet.com (after 6pm).

BY ROAD 

To travel to Peninsular Stadium from Exeter you have to take the M5 for 165 miles, then take the M6 to Bury New Rd/A56 in Whitefield, next you take exit 17 from the M60, continue on Bury New Rd/A56 and continue to Moor Lane in Salford.

BY AIR

You can fly from Exeter to Manchester with City's main club sponsors Flybe. Click here for more details.

BY RAIL

You can get a train from Exeter St Davids to Manchester Victoria which takes around 5 hours and has 2 changes. The 7:41am gets you to Manchester Victoria at 12:32pm which gives you plenty of time to get to the Stadium. There is an earlier train at 6:24am which arrives at 11:32am.

At just over three miles away, Manchester Victoria is probably the closest mainline station to The Peninsula Stadium, which would make walking out of the question for the majority.

Instead, a taxi is advisable which will cost about £13 and takes around 18 minutes.  

Alternatively, the stadium is served by the number 97 and 98 bus, which can be taken from Manchester Victoria, and will cost around £2.

Trains return to Exeter at 5:55pm which gets back at 10:44pm.

PARKING

There is no parking at the stadium for away fans, although there is limited street parking in the surrounds. However, some streets are in a residents only parking scheme, so make sure you watch out for signage.

There is also a park and ride scheme in operation, which is based nearby in Swinton which offers a direct bus to the stadium for a reasonably small cost.

TICKETS

Seated tickets are now totally sold out so just standing are available and on sale.

Tickets can be purchased in advance by clicking here. Tickets can also be purchased from the club shop until midday on Friday, December 13.

Ticket prices are as follows:

East Stand Terrace and North Stand Block H

  • Adults: £10
  • 60+/Under-16/Students under-23: £5
  • Under-5s: FOC

Please note: Prices are the same for both standing and seating areas.

Further details

  • Advance Discounts? No.
  • Ambulant: Pay age related price and carer free (located in Block H).
  • Wheelchair: Pay age related price and carer free (located in Block H).
  • Matchday Purchase available? YES, cash sales are available on the day.

PUBS/FOOD

There is a club bar at the ground, but this is for home supporters only. Although the Peninsula Stadium is situated in a largely residential area, there are surprisingly no pubs close by.

The closest to the Peninsula Stadium that welcomes away fans is the Star Inn on Back Hope Street in Higher Broughton whic his around a 15 minute walk from the ground. There is also the Fairways Lodge on George Street in Prestwich which is around half a mile, or a ten minute walk.

AWAY FANS' GUIDE

Click here to read a fans’ guide to visiting the The Peninsula Stadium.

TOTAL DISTANCE 

The total distance between the stadiums, is 250-miles and it would take around four hours and twenty five minutes to drive. 

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