Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent

Showing times and prices for 13 Aug

Cheapest

£7

Average

£15

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.

West Midlands Railway
05:07Birmingham0h57 06:04Stoke-on-Trent
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£71One-way
West Midlands Railway
06:13Birmingham0h52 07:05Stoke-on-Trent
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£71One-way
Cross Country
18:57Birmingham0h46 19:43Stoke-on-Trent
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£121One-way
Cross Country
06:31Birmingham0h50 07:21Stoke-on-Trent
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£121One-way
Cross Country
14:57Birmingham0h46 15:43Stoke-on-Trent
0 changes
£121One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 13 August
West Midlands Railway
05:07Birmingham0h57 06:04Stoke-on-Trent
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West Midlands Railway
06:13Birmingham0h52 07:05Stoke-on-Trent
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Cross Country
06:31Birmingham0h50 07:21Stoke-on-Trent
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West Midlands Railway
10:04Birmingham0h56 11:00Stoke-on-Trent
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West Midlands Railway
11:04Birmingham0h59 12:03Stoke-on-Trent
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Cross Country
14:57Birmingham0h46 15:43Stoke-on-Trent
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Cross Country
16:31Birmingham0h48 17:19Stoke-on-Trent
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Cross Country
18:57Birmingham0h46 19:43Stoke-on-Trent
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Cross Country
20:57Birmingham0h46 21:43Stoke-on-Trent
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent

Showing times and prices for 13 Aug

Fastest Journey

46 m

Average

51 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

61 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Birmingham for Stoke-on-Trent every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
14:57Birmingham0h46 15:43Stoke-on-Trent
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£121One-way
Cross Country
20:57Birmingham0h46 21:43Stoke-on-Trent
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£221One-way
Cross Country
18:57Birmingham0h46 19:43Stoke-on-Trent
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£121One-way
Cross Country
16:31Birmingham0h48 17:19Stoke-on-Trent
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£231One-way
Cross Country
06:31Birmingham0h50 07:21Stoke-on-Trent
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£121One-way

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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 frequency45 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 34 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesWest Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or London Midland

Trains from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent cover the 38 miles long trip taking on average 46 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or London Midland. Normally, there are 45 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £13, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Stoke-on-Trent.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent

You can travel by train between Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent with CrossCountry for as low as £7. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry is one of the best options when travelling by train to Stoke-on-Trent from Birmingham. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train timetables for the Birmingham - Stoke-on-Trent journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance to Stoke-on-Trent from Birmingham is around 38 miles (61 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at £22. As you check the latest Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent train timetable from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Stoke-on-Trent safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket to Stoke-on-Trent from Birmingham so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

CrossCountry from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent train information:

  • Average Duration: 46 min
  • Average Price: £22
  • CrossCountry frequency: 17 a day

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. 

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent

Travel by train 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
You can find a cheap train from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent for some dates and times for as low as £7  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent train to cost on average £13  one way.
The distance from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent by train is approximately 38 miles.
On average the train from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent duration is 46 min  for the 38 miles long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Birmingham train stations to Stoke-on-Trent you can start your journey from include Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Stoke-on-Trent include Stoke-on-Trent and Stoke-on-Trent, Hanley Bus Station.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arriving in Stoke-on-Trent.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Stoke-on-Trent, located 0.3 miles (525 m) away from the city centre.

When taking a train from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent, you can count on West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or London Midland 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.
Yes, there are 34 direct trains a day from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent. If you’re looking for a direct train from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent, consider travelling with West Midlands Railway or Cross Country. Non-stop train 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 train tickets.
On average, there are 45 trains a day from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent, the first train leaves at 04: 57. If you prefer late night trains from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent, the last train of the day leaves at 22: 09. Omio shows you the latest train from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
If you book a train ticket from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £13 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Stoke-on-Trent from Birmingham are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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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
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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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.

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