The cheapest buses from London to Stoke-on-Trent

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Cheapest

£27

Average

£29

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 £ 29 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 27.

15:30London5h00 20:30Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station
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£271One-way
23:30London4h50 04:20Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station
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£311One-way

Timetable London to Stoke-on-Trent

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15:30London5h00 20:30Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station
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23:30London4h50 04:20Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station
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Sat
16 Oct
£60Avanti West Coast
£8Flixbus
£65British Airways
Sun
17 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£8Flixbus
£150British Airways
Mon
18 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
£150British Airways
Tue
19 Oct
£38Avanti West Coast
£8Flixbus
£212British Airways
Wed
20 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£11Flixbus
£255British Airways
Thu
21 Oct
£41Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
£89British Airways
Fri
22 Oct
£37Avanti West Coast
£8Flixbus
£101British Airways
Sat
23 Oct
£42Avanti West Coast
£8Flixbus
£53British Airways
Sun
24 Oct
£45Avanti West Coast
£8Flixbus
£87British Airways
Mon
25 Oct
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£13National Express
£55British Airways
Tue
26 Oct
£31Avanti West Coast
£8Flixbus
£56British Airways
Wed
27 Oct
£37Avanti West Coast
£8Flixbus
£98British Airways
Thu
28 Oct
£39Avanti West Coast
£8Flixbus
£89British Airways
Fri
29 Oct
£32Avanti West Coast
£8Flixbus
£55British Airways
Sat
30 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£8Flixbus
£73British Airways
Sun
31 Oct
£32Avanti West Coast
£8Flixbus
£53British Airways
Tue
2 Nov
£29Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
£55British Airways
Thu
4 Nov
£19Avanti West Coast
£11National Express
£57British Airways
Fri
5 Nov
£32Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
£53British Airways

The fastest buses from London to Stoke-on-Trent

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Fastest Journey

4 h 50 m

Average

4 h 55 m

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 4 h 55 m 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 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.

23:30London4h50 04:20Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station
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£311One-way
15:30London5h00 20:30Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station
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£271One-way

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Coach Information from London to Stoke-on-Trent

distanceDistance135 miles (217 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£8 (€9)
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 trip for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley Bus Station.

Coach companies

London to Stoke-on-Trent with National Express

For as little as £6 you can travel by coach from London to Stoke-on-Trent with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Stoke-on-Trent coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from London to Stoke-on-Trent:

    • 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.

    Travel Tips

    Buses from London to Stoke-on-Trent
    Take the bus to Stoke-on-Trent easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Stoke-on-Trent.
    FAQs
    What is the cost of cheap coaches to Stoke-on-Trent from London?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches between London and Stoke-on-Trent to cost as little as £6  in the next 7 days.
    How much does the coach from London to Stoke-on-Trent cost on average?
    If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Stoke-on-Trent coach prices are on average £8  one way.
    How many miles is it from London to Stoke-on-Trent by coach?
    You should expect to travel around 135 miles (217 km)  between London and Stoke-on-Trent by coach.
    What is the average London to Stoke-on-Trent coach duration?
    While the time it takes to travel 135 miles (217 km) to Stoke-on-Trent from London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from London to Stoke-on-Trent is on average 3 h 20 min.
    When travelling by coach from London to Stoke-on-Trent, which coach station in London do I depart from and which coach station in Stoke-on-Trent do I arrive in?

    Omio customers book a coach from London Victoria   to Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley Bus Station   most frequently for this route.

    Where do I find the London coach station to Stoke-on-Trent? Where is the Stoke-on-Trent coach station?

    Passengers board their coach most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this coach station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley Bus Station and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the coach station to the city centre in Stoke-on-Trent.

    Which coach companies can get me from London to Stoke-on-Trent?
    For the route from London to Stoke-on-Trent you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between London and Stoke-on-Trent on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Is there a direct coach from London to Stoke-on-Trent?
    Yes, you can look for direct coaches from London to Stoke-on-Trent with Flixbus or National Express  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
    When can I take the first coach from London to Stoke-on-Trent? When can I take the last coach for the day?
    The first London to Stoke-on-Trent coach departs at 08: 00   and the last coach from London to Stoke-on-Trent leaves at 15: 30. Check out the most up-to-date London to Stoke-on-Trent coach timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How far in advance should I book a coach ticket from London to Stoke-on-Trent to get the best deals?
    You can find a coach from London to Stoke-on-Trent to cost on average £8 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the London to Stoke-on-Trent coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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