FA Cup Travel

General view of the traffic at the FA CupOver the past decade, the Football Association has tended to award the FA Cup semi-finals and finals to a few key neutral venues. FA Cup travel information for these venues is listed below.

Travel to FA Cup games at Wembley Stadium,

FA Cup events hosted: FA Cup finals and semi-finals

Wembley Stadium is accessible only via public transport.


Wembley Park Station – Access via Jubilee and Metropolitan lines.

Wembley Stadium Station – Access via Chiltern Line.

Wembley Central Station – Access via Bakerloo and Silverlink train line.


The official Wembley transport provider, National Express, provides direct access to Wembley Stadium from 43 major towns and cities across the UK.

Local buses 18, 83, 92, 182, 224 and 297 provide cheap and accessible FA Cup travel options on match days. Check the latest local bus timetables for details.

Check interesting facts and historical information about Wembley Stadium on this site.

Travel to FA Cup games at Old Trafford, Manchester

FA Cup events hosted: games featuring Manchester United, semi-finals


Access the M60. From the M60 two junctions will be available.

If travelling clockwise on the M60, turn off at Junction 7, joining the A56 Manchester bound. The route to Old Trafford is signposted with Manchester United signs. Take a left turn into Sir Matt Busby Way, which leads directly to the stadium parking.

If travelling anti-clockwise on the M60, turn off at Junction 9, joining the A5081 Old Trafford bound. When you reach the first island, take the third exit onto Village Way. Go straight until the next island and then take the second exit onto Wharfside Way. Turn right at the junction with Sir Matt Busby Way, which leads directly to the stadium parking.

Travel to FA Cup games at Villa Park – Birmingham

FA Cup Events hosted: games featuring Aston Villa, semi-finals


Southbound: Turn off the M6 at junction 7 onto A34 Walsall Road. Turn towards the University of Central England. Follow the signs for the A4040 to Witton. Take the first left at the main roundabout and follow the signs towards Villa Park.

Westbound: Follow the M1, turn at junction 21 to connect to the M6 at junction 4A. Turn off the M6 at junction 6. Follow the signs to Birmingham, taking the A38(M). Next, take the first slip road on the left towards Aston. At the roundabout, take the first exit (signed to Villa Park). At the next roundabout, take the first left onto the A5127. At the first junction, turn left onto Witton Lane and follow the signs to Villa Park.


Take the train to Aston Station or Witton Station. Both are within a 10-minute walk to Villa Park.

For further FA Cup travel information, visit the web sites of the clubs hosting the events. A full list of clubs and relevant links is available on the FA Cup Tickets page.