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Overview: Train from Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent

distanceDistance50 miles (81 km)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent cover the 50 miles (81 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 48 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Stoke-on-Trent.

Train providers: CrossCountry Leicester – Stoke-on-Trent

Travel from Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent on CrossCountry trains with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.


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

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey from Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes from Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent train ticket available today. 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 rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Leicester and Stoke-on-Trent on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 50 miles (81 km) trip from Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

    CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train to Stoke-on-Trent from Leicester are the following:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips: Trains from Leicester 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 Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent.

    What is the distance between Leicester and Stoke-on-Trent via train?

    The train distance from Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent is around 50 miles (81 km).

    How long is the train to Stoke-on-Trent from Leicester?

    While the time it takes to travel 50 miles (81 km) to Stoke-on-Trent from Leicester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent is on average 1 h 48 min.

    When travelling by train from Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent, which train station in Leicester do I depart from and which train station in Stoke-on-Trent do I arrive in?

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Leicester   and arrive in Stoke-on-Trent.

    Where do I find the Leicester train station to Stoke-on-Trent? Where is the Stoke-on-Trent train station?

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Leicester and need to travel around 0.6 miles (945 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Stoke-on-Trent most often arrive at Stoke-on-Trent and need to travel around 0.3 miles (525 m) from this train station to the city centre.

    Which train companies can get me from Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent?

    For the journey from Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Leicester and Stoke-on-Trent on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    How many trains are there from Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent a day?

    On average, there are 8 trains a day from Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    The major railway station for departures from Leicester is Leicester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leicester for your trip from Leicester to Stoke-on-Trent.