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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

West Midlands Railway
08:571h02
Birmingham
09:59Stoke-on-Trent
£81One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
16:040h55
Birmingham
16:59Stoke-on-Trent
£91One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
12:300h48
Birmingham
13:18Stoke-on-Trent
£111One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:300h48
Birmingham
10:18Stoke-on-Trent
£111One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
06:010h47
Birmingham
06:48Stoke-on-Trent
£111One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBirmingham to Stoke-on-Trent

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 24 May
Avanti West Coast
22:221h33
Birmingham
23:55Stoke-on-Trent
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
18:040h56
Birmingham
19:00Stoke-on-Trent
0 changes
Cross Country
06:010h47
Birmingham
06:48Stoke-on-Trent
0 changes
Cross Country
09:300h48
Birmingham
10:18Stoke-on-Trent
0 changes
Cross Country
18:010h47
Birmingham
18:48Stoke-on-Trent
0 changes

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Train times from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Fastest Journey

47 m

Average

57 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

61 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Birmingham for Stoke-on-Trent every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
06:010h47
Birmingham
06:48Stoke-on-Trent
£111One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
18:010h47
Birmingham
18:48Stoke-on-Trent
£241One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:300h48
Birmingham
10:18Stoke-on-Trent
£111One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
12:300h48
Birmingham
13:18Stoke-on-Trent
£111One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
16:040h55
Birmingham
16:59Stoke-on-Trent
£91One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent

distanceDistance38 miles
durationAverage train duration46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£13 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency22 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 22 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesWest Midlands Trains, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains

Trains from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent cover the 38 miles long journey taking on average 46 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Trains, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 22 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £6, but the average price of train tickets is £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Stoke-on-Trent.

Train companies: West Midland Trains, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains trains Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent

Find the best trains to Stoke-on-Trent from Birmingham with Omio's travel partners West Midland Trains, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains from £7. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

West Midlands Trains is a train operator based in the United Kingdom, providing services across the West Midlands region. It operates a variety of train types, including the Class 350 Desiro, Class 323 Electrostar, Class 170 Turbostar, and Class 172 Turbostar. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. Passengers can purchase a range of tickets, including single, return, and season tickets. The most popular routes operated by West Midlands Trains include Birmingham to London Euston, Birmingham to Wolverhampton, and Birmingham to Coventry.

Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent train information with West Midland Trains:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 2 min
  • Cheapest Price: £7

Trains from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent

There are usually around two trains per hour which run from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent; this can vary depending on the day and the precise time of the day. Services on this line do not usually require a change of train at local stations, and can take just under an hour. 

Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent Train Time: Daily Departures

There is at least one train from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent per hour for most hours of the day; in some hours there is more than one service. While there is definitely more than one provider for passengers to choose from on this route, most of them run direct services from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent. Usually, the first train of the day to leave the city of Birmingham departs in the early morning, often at approximately 6:39 a.m. and reaches Stoke-on-Trent at around 7:30 a.m. The last train of the day to depart from Birmingham tends to pull out of New Street at 10:00 p.m. or an hour close to then, and usually gets into Stoke-on-Trent before 11:00 p.m..

How long is the journey by train from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent?

Most trains from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent take around 46 minutes. Some, however, can take much longer - they can be closer to two hours in duration. Usually, no changes are required.

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent?

Departure train station: Birmingham New Street. This is a newly-redesigned station and has a large multi-level shopping centre complete with restaurants. It is about a 7 minute walk from the city centre.

Arrival train station: Stoke-on-Trent station. This is the city's main station and is located close to the city centre - about an 11 minute walk away from it. At the station itself there are various facilities on offer, including a car park and a coffee shop.

Which train companies travel from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent?

Trains from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent are operated by more than one provider. CrossCountry and West Midlands Railway are both on offer, although CrossCountry is often faster.

West Midlands Railway Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent

The West Midlands Railway trains from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent run across the day and can take as little as around 46 minutes in some cases. On other occasions they can take closer to an hour and a half. There are not usually any changes required.

CrossCountry Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent

The CrossCountry services from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent can be completed in approximately three quarters of an hour. CrossCountry services for this route generally tend to be faster than their West Midlands Railway equivalents.

Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent Trains: Services on Board

When travelling on West Midlands Railway trains from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent, passengers can opt for First Class - although it is worth nothing that there are no food and drink options available. The main benefit is additional legroom. In terms of bikes, this provider may restrict on-board non-folding cycles depending on how busy the service is. There are no great restrictions when it comes to customers' luggage allowances, or to bringing pets on board. Disabled passengers can use the Passenger Assist form online or over the phone to get help for their journey. Passengers travelling on CrossCountry trains from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent, meanwhile, can opt for First Class where the benefits include reclining seats. Reservations can be made for bicycles, although these have to be done by telephone or social media rather than through the operator's website. A JourneyCare service is available for passengers who need assistance travelling. It's possible to bring small pets on board, although no more than two are allowed per passenger. The operator recommends that passengers only bring one piece of large luggage - measuring no more than 90 x 70 x 30 cm - although an additional piece of hand luggage is permitted as well.

How to find cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent

One way to increase the chances of picking up cheap fares for trains from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent is to look online as early as possible: cheap tickets are often released by operators well in advance of the journey date, so it makes sense to check where possible. It's also a good idea to travel in off-peak hours, and to be flexible about the date and time at which you travel. 

FAQs: Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent train

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent is £13; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent is 46 min   to travel the 38 mile long route, with around there are 22 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent leaves at 06: 01. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent leaves at 22: 01.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent without having to change trains with CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. There are 22 direct trains from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent, you can count on West Midlands Trains, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Stoke-on-Trent. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 01.

When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your route from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International and Birmingham Moor Street. When arriving in Stoke-on-Trent, you can end your route in train stations like Stoke-on-Trent and Stoke-on-Trent, Hanley Bus Station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Stoke-on-Trent, located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Stoke-on-Trent from Birmingham is worth doing with a journey time of 46 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent by train is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Stoke-on-Trent from Birmingham including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent

Birmingham
Stoke-on-Trent
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to Stoke-on-Trent.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Birmingham Snow Hill
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Bus Stop SH4, at the front of the station on Colmore Row.
Birmingham New Street, Moor Street or Snow HillAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility

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