Cheap bus tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester

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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 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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15:35Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station1h15 16:50Manchester
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£31One-way

Bus Timetable Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester

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23 May
£6Cross Country
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24 May
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25 May
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26 May
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27 May
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£4Flixbus
Sat
28 May
£7Northern Rail
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29 May
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31 May
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Bus times from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester

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Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 15 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

53 km

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.

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15:35Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station1h15 16:50Manchester
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£31One-way

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Overview: Coach from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£4 (€4)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNorthern 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.

Coach companies: FlixBus and National Express Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester

Buy your official FlixBus and National Express coach tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester from £3 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

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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.

  • Average Price: £3

FlixBus 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester are the following:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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

How much do cheap coach tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester cost?

You can find a cheap coach from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester for some dates and times for as low as £3  one way in the next 7 days.

How much does the coach from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester cost on average?

If you’re looking to buy 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 £4  one way.

How many miles is it from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester by coach?

You should expect to travel around 33 miles (53 km)  between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester by coach.

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

The Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester coach duration is on average 1 h 10 min, which is to be expected when travelling 33 miles (53 km) to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which coach station from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester do I depart from? Which Manchester coach station from Stoke-on-Trent do I arrive in?

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.

Where is the Stoke-on-Trent coach station located? Where is the Manchester coach station located?

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.

Which coach companies can get me from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester?

For the best Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail, Flixbus or 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.

What are the first and last departure coach times from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester?

The first Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester coach departs at 11: 00   and the last coach from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester leaves at 22: 18. Check out the most up-to-date Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester coach timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book coach tickets to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent for the best deals?

If you purchase Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £4. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester. Look out for coach tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.