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Coach Information to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£5 (€6)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester cover the 33 miles (53 km) long route taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £3, but the average price of coach tickets is £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Stoke-on-Trent and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

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

For as little as £3 you can travel by coach between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

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

    When you buy your National Express coach tickets between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • 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 Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester

    Coaches from the Potteries town of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire to the city of Manchester run at most times of the day, catering to morning, afternoon and evening travellers and usually accomplishing the 40-mile journey in 90 minutes or less. However, as services are often spread thinly with several hours between departures, it's a good idea to check ahead to avoid a long wait.

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

    National Express covers the route between these cities, as well as connecting many other towns in the north of England.

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

    The quickest coaches from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester take around 75 minutes, while the slowest generally add another 35 minutes or so to the travel time. Most journeys, though, take an hour and a half or less. All services are direct, with no switching of coaches needed.

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

    Coaches from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester leave eight times a day, distributed unevenly from just after rush hour to slightly before midnight. Departure times are irregular, with the main clusters in the morning and early evening and a long gap in services around lunchtime. A similar pattern continues throughout the week, including Saturday and Sunday.

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

    Departure bus station: Coaches to Manchester leave from Stoke-on-Trent's city-centre bus station, which is less than 10 years old and cost over £15 million, so it can be counted upon to have up to date amenities. It's part of a development that includes a wide range of shopping, leisure and entertainment facilities. First Bus services run every five minutes or so to and from Fenton, Burslem, Longton and other destinations, plus there's a shuttle to the Bet365 football stadium on match days.

    Arrival bus station: Manchester coach station is on Chorlton Street, just minutes on foot from Piccadilly railway station. In the immediate vicinity, there's a choice of tram stops connecting the station to the airport, the university and the Manchester suburbs. The Palace and Royal Exchange Theatres, the Bridgewater Hall concert venue, Albert Square with its Gothic architecture and lots of restaurants, bars, hotels and other key tourist attractions are all within an easy stroll.

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    FAQs
    What is the cost of cheap coaches from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester?
    Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester for as low as £3  for the next 7 days.
    How much does the coach from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester cost on average?
    If you’re looking to book your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester coach price to come in at an average of £5  one way.
    How far is it from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester by coach?
    The coach distance from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester is around 33 miles (53 km).
    How long is the coach between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester?
    The coach time from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester is on average 1 h 15 min  for the 33 miles (53 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    When travelling by coach from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester, which coach station in Stoke-on-Trent do I depart from and which coach station in Manchester do I arrive in?

    When taking a coach from Stoke-on-Trent, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Stoke-on-Trent, Railway Station, Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley Bus Station and Stoke-on-Trent, Keele services. When you arrive in Manchester, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Stoke-on-Trent   to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

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

    Passengers board their coach most frequently from Stoke-on-Trent and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Manchester.

    What coach companies go from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester?
    For the best Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Are there any direct coaches to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent?
    If you’re looking for a direct coach from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester, consider travelling with Flixbus. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
    When should I book Stoke-on-Trent Manchester coach tickets to score the best deals?
    The price of a one way coach ticket from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester is on average £5 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this route. In general, you can find coach tickets between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester available a few months in advance.