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 Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester 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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Of the 1 buses that leave Stoke-on-Trent for Manchester 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 15 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 15 m .
The slowest buses will take 1 h 15 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.
|Distance||33 miles (53 km)|
|Average coach duration||1 h 10 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£4 (€4)|
|Coach companies||Northern Rail, Flixbus or National Express|
Coaches from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester cover the 33 miles (53 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Flixbus or 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 Stoke-on-Trent and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
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FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
FlixBus 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester are the following:
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.
National Express covers the route between these cities, as well as connecting many other towns in the north of England.
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.
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.
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.
When departing from Stoke-on-Trent, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Stoke-on-Trent, Keele services, Stoke-on-Trent, College Road and Stoke-on-Trent, Mayne Street. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your trip in coach stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.
Omio customers book a coach from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester, Coach Station most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Stoke-on-Trent, is located 0.3 miles (525 m) from the city centre of Stoke-on-Trent.
The most popular arrival coach station, Manchester, Coach Station, is located 0.2 miles (343 m) away from the city centre of Manchester.
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