The cheapest buses from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent

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Cheapest

£3

Average

£3

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 Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent will cost around £ 3 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 3.

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17:00Manchester1h10 18:10Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station
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£31One-way

Timetable Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent

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21 Oct
£6Cross Country
£3Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£6Cross Country
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Sat
23 Oct
£6Northern Rail
£4Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£4Northern Rail
£3Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£6Cross Country
£4Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£6Cross Country
£4Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£4Northern Rail
£3Flixbus
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30 Oct
£4Northern Rail
£3Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£4Northern Rail
£3Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£2Flixbus

The fastest buses from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent

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Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

1 h 10 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

53 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Manchester for Stoke-on-Trent every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 53 km distance in an average of 1 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 1 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.

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17:00Manchester1h10 18:10Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station
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£31One-way

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Coach Information between Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£4 (€4)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent cover the 33 miles (53 km) long route taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £4, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £3. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley Bus Station.

Coach companies

Travel with National Express from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent

National Express coaches will get you between Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent from £3. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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 from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets between Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent 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.

    Coaches from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent

    National Express operates coaches from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent. The average journey between the two locations takes about one and a half hours. There are seven coach trips each day, and all journeys are direct. The first coach each day departs in the early morning at about 4:00 a.m. and the last coach leaves just before 10:00 p.m. Regular luggage per passenger is free; additional luggage space can be purchased.

    Which coach companies travel from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent?

    All coaches from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent are operated by National Express.  All trips are direct, taking between one hour 15 minutes and one hour 45 minutes to complete depending on the time of day and the traffic intensity.  All coaches offer toilet facilities. Cheaper prices can be obtained by booking in advance.

    How long is the coach from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent?

    Coach journeys from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent take approximately one and a half hours to complete and cover approximately 45 miles. The shortest journey takes one hour 15 minutes (in the evening) and the longest one hour and 45 minutes (at afternoon peak time).

    How many coaches are there from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent?

    Seven coaches leave Manchester each day bound for Stoke-on-Trent. The first coach departs in the early morning, at about 4:00 a.m., and the last at night just before 10:00 p.m.  All coaches operate directly between the two centres, with no transfers. There is no difference in the prices of the various trips each day.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent?

    Departure bus station: All coaches bound for Stoke-on-Trent depart from Manchester Coach Station. The station is very centrally located and is easily accessed using public transport. It offers modern travel amenities, including WiFi and a restaurant. The station is open 24 hours a day.

    Arrival bus station:  All coaches from Manchester arrive at the Stoke-on-Trent bus station. The bus station is a new building sporting iconic architecture in the city centre. Amenities are limited at the station itself, but facilities catering for travellers are located very nearby. Most areas of Stoke-on-Trent are reachable via the city's well-developed public transport network from the bus station. Stoke-on-Trent is a historic pottery centre and boasts numerous galleries and museums.

    Travel Tips

    Buses from Manchester 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 Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent.
    FAQs
    What is the price of the cheapest coach between Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent?
    You can find a cheap coach from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent for some dates and times for as low as £3  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is a coach ticket from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent?
    If you’re looking to purchase your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent coach price to come in at an average of £4  one way.
    How many miles is it from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent by coach?
    You should expect to travel around 33 miles (53 km)  between Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent by coach.
    How long is the coach to Stoke-on-Trent from Manchester?
    On average the Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent coach time is 1 h 5 min  covering the 33 miles (53 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    Which coach station from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent do I depart from? Which Stoke-on-Trent coach station from Manchester do I arrive in?

    When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When arriving in Stoke-on-Trent, you can end your trip in coach stations like Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley Bus Station, Stoke-on-Trent, Keele services and Stoke-on-Trent, Mayne Street.

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

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

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

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

    What coach companies go from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent?
    Take the Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey between Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    What time is the earliest coach from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent? What time is the last coach from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent?
    You can take the first coach from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent at 07: 30   or take the last coach from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent leaving at 17: 00. Look for the latest Manchester Stoke-on-Trent coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this route.
    How far in advance should I book coach tickets from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent for the best deals?
    You can find a coach to Stoke-on-Trent from Manchester to cost on average £4 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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