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Distance Between Manchester United's Old Trafford And Etihad Stadium

Manchester United and Manchester City are popular Premier League football clubs in Manchester. United's home ground is in Old Trafford while Manchester City's home ground is knowns as Etihad Stadium.

The fixtures between these clubs are referred to as the Manchester Derby. Manchester United is historically the most successful football club in England compared to The Cityzens.

Old Trafford

Old Trafford is a football stadium located in England and it serves as the home ground for Manchester United.

The stadium has a sitting capacity of 74,140 seats making it is the largest club football stadium (and second-largest football stadium overall after Wembley Stadium) in the United Kingdom, and the eleventh-largest in Europe.

Old Trafford has been United's home ground since 1910, although from 1941 to 1949 the club shared Maine Road with local rivals Manchester City as a result of Second World War bomb damage. It was nicknamed "The Theatre of Dreams" by Bobby Charlton.

The stadium's record attendance was recorded in 1939 when 76,962 spectators watched the FA Cup semi-final between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Grimsby Town.

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Etihad Stadium

It is the home of Premier League club Manchester City, with a domestic football capacity of 53,400, making it the fifth-largest in the Premier League and tenth-largest in the United Kingdom.

Etihad stadium is 2.5 km east of Manchester city centre. Manchester Piccadilly railway station, which serves mainline trains, is a twenty-minute walk away along a well-lit signposted route that is supervised by stewards close to the ground.

The stadium was originally proposed as an athletics arena in Manchester's bid for the 2000 Summer Olympics.

It was converted after the 2002 Commonwealth Games from a 38,000 capacity arena to a 48,000 seat football stadium at a cost to the city council of £22 million and to Manchester City of £20 million.

Manchester City Football Club agreed to lease the stadium from Manchester City Council and moved there from Maine Road in the summer of 2003.

Distance between old Trafford stadium and Etihad Stadium

The distance between the two stadiums varies depending on the route you have chosen, for instance, if you use Stretford road it is about 4.9 miles which is about 17 minutes drive by a car.

Via A56

This is the fastest route, it only takes 15 minutes to travel from Old Trafford to Etihad Stadium. However the route has restricted usage.

Via A57

It will take you 20 minutes to use this route since the distance between the venue using this route is about5.9 miles.

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