Cheap bus tickets from London to Stoke-on-Trent

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Cheapest

£18

Average

£22

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Stoke-on-Trent will cost around £ 22 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 18.

Cheapest
16:00London5h10 21:10Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station
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£181One-way
2nd Cheapest
23:30London4h50 04:20Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station
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£271One-way

Bus Timetable London to Stoke-on-Trent

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16:00London5h10 21:10Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station
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23:30London4h50 04:20Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station
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Mon
24 Jan
£19West Midlands Railway
£9Flixbus
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Tue
25 Jan
£13West Midlands Railway
£6Flixbus
£193British Airways
Thu
27 Jan
£15West Midlands Railway
£6Flixbus
£89British Airways
Fri
28 Jan
£37Avanti West Coast
£8National Express
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Sat
29 Jan
£19West Midlands Railway
£6Flixbus
£71BA Cityflyer
Sun
30 Jan
£15West Midlands Railway
£6Flixbus
£62British Airways
Mon
31 Jan
£13West Midlands Railway
£6Flixbus
£57British Airways
Wed
2 Feb
£9West Midlands Railway
£6Flixbus
£60British Airways
Thu
3 Feb
£9West Midlands Railway
£7Flixbus
£53British Airways
Fri
4 Feb
£9West Midlands Railway
£6Flixbus
£50British Airways
Sat
5 Feb
£22West Midlands Railway
£7Flixbus
£57British Airways

Bus times from London to Stoke-on-Trent

Showing times and prices for 24 Jan

Fastest Journey

4 h 50 m

Average

5 h

Buses per day

2

Distance

217 km

Of the 2 buses that leave London for Stoke-on-Trent every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 217 km distance in an average of 5 h but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 50 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 10 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
23:30London4h50 04:20Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station
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£271One-way
2nd Fastest
16:00London5h10 21:10Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station
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£181One-way

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Overview: Coach from London to Stoke-on-Trent

distanceDistance135 miles (217 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£7 (€8)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from London to Stoke-on-Trent cover the 135 miles (217 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £7. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Stoke-on-Trent, Railway Station.

Coach companies: National Express London to Stoke-on-Trent

Find the best coaches to Stoke-on-Trent from London with Omio's travel partners National Express from £6. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach to Stoke-on-Trent from London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: £8

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets to Stoke-on-Trent from London due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from London to Stoke-on-Trent

With National Express offering 17 services between these two cities, taking buses from London to Stoke-on-Trent is an economical option. The first bus leaves London in the early hours of the morning and then departures are at regular intervals throughout the day until around midnight. There are four direct services, all of which depart in the afternoon. These take from 3 hours and 50 minutes to 4 hours and 50 minutes to make the journey while other routes require one or two bus transfers. Transfers are made at London Heathrow and Birmingham coach stations. Buses from London to Stoke-on-Trent depart from Victoria Coach Station and terminate at Hanley Bus Station.

Taking the Bus from London

Buses from London to Stoke-On-Trent depart from Victoria Coach Station. Located in central London, it's close to Victoria Bus and Train stations and is conveniently accessible from anywhere in the capital and beyond. Red London buses arrive at the bus station and many stop in the surrounding streets. Victoria train station is on the Victoria, Circle and District lines offering easy access from anywhere in London and Heathrow Airport. The Gatwick Express also runs to Victoria Train Station.

Getting into Stoke-On-Trent by Bus

Nicknamed "The Potteries", Stoke-on-Trent has long been the country's centre for the production of ceramics and is home to famous brands such as Wedgewood and Minton. Today's visitors can discover the city's heritage through the many ceramic museums and factory tours and buy local products in over 90 pottery factory shops. Buses from London arrive at the Stoke on Trent City Centre Bus Station in Hanley. Located near the Potteries Way Ring Road, the station is open daily from 5:00 a.m. until midnight. Passengers can board buses here for most destinations in the city and for other places in North Staffordshire. Most local bus services are run by First PMT. Taxi ranks can be found outside the railway station and on Stafford Street in the city centre.