TRAVEL INFORMATION | All your latest travel news for Magic Weekend!

It’s a game for revenge as Salford Red Devils travel over to Anfield to play Hull Kingston Rovers for Magic Weekend on Sunday 26 May.

The Club are calling for fans to get behind the team and bring the noise on the Sunday to celebrate Salford’s positive away form.

Here is all of the latest travel information for Magic Weekend:

Please be aware that the Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon is taking place on Sunday 26 May.


The route to the Anfield area from the M62 via Queens Drive (A5058) and Utting Avenue will operate as normal.

Like-wise for traffic approaching from the east along the East Lancashire Road (A580) and traffic from the north using the (A59), use Queens Drive onto Utting Avenue. Most visitors will be unaffected. 

Runners of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon are expected to be clear of the Anfield area by around 12:00 noon so impact around the stadium will be limited to those attending the Salford v Hull KR match.

Salford fans are advised to travel early via the M62 up Queens Drive and Utting Avenue to ensure visitors make it to the stadium in time for the 1pm kick-off.

Any road closures to the centre and south of the city will continue until later in the day.

For those travelling from city centre hotels, routes via Lime Street and Islington are also unaffected.

From the waterfront fans will need to follow diversions to boundary street until around 1.30pm

For further details of road closures see HERE.


On Sunday, the number 17 service leaves the bus station in the city centre (Queen Square) and runs every 15 mins throughout the day.

Rugbybus (Soccerbus) will operate from Sandhills as follows;

Saturday 25th May

12:30-13:45 (last departure to ensure arrival for 14:00)

15:00-18:45 (last departure to ensure arrival for 19:00)

Return buses to operate for 90 minutes after the final whistle.

Sunday 26th May

11:30-12:45 (last departure to ensure arrival for 13:00). These journeys will drop customers off at Arkles Lane due to the Rock & Roll Marathon.

Return buses to operate for 90 minutes after the final whistle and services will operate at approximately 15-minute intervals.

Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th – No service 502 will operate but service 501 will operate at frequent intervals from Walton Breck Road to Lime Street from approximately 17:00 on Sunday 26th. The 501 will operate for up to two hours after the final whistle (of the last game) for the Magic weekend.

Ticket for Magic weekend are available at the AJ Bell Stadium ticket office, over the phone at 0161 786 1570 or online HERE. See full details of ticket prices for Dacia Magic Weekend HERE.