Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent train

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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun


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

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Train timetableCardiff to Stoke-on-Trent

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Train times from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent

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Fastest Journey

3 h 3 m


3 h 3 m

Trains per day



183 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Cardiff for Stoke-on-Trent every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent

distanceDistance113 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price£72 (€81)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry or Transport for Wales

Trains from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent cover the 113 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 58 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £43, but the average price of train tickets is £72. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Stoke-on-Trent.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Transport for Wales trains Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent

For as little as £43 you can travel by train from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent with CrossCountry and Transport for Wales. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

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

  • Average Duration: 2 h 58 min
  • Cheapest Price: £43
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

FAQs: Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent.
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent can start from as little as £43 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent is £72; 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 Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent is 2 h 58 min   to travel the 113 mile long route, with around there are 14 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent leaves at 06: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent leaves at 11: 45.
There are 14 trains a day from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent which require at least one change with CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the trip from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent you can take a train with CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Cardiff, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay. When arriving in Stoke-on-Trent, you can end your journey in train stations like Stoke-on-Trent and Stoke-on-Trent, Hanley Bus Station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 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 trip to Stoke-on-Trent from Cardiff is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 58 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Stoke-on-Trent from Cardiff including taking a train or coach.

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