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.
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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.
|Average train duration||46 min|
|Average train ticket price||£13 (€15)|
|Train frequency||45 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 34 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||West 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.
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 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:
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.
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..
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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