Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Stafford

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

£17

Average

£18

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.

The average ticket from Manchester to Stafford will cost around £ 18 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 17.

Cross Country
09:27Manchester0h55 10:22Stafford
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£171One-way
Cross Country
08:27Manchester0h55 09:22Stafford
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£171One-way
Cross Country
07:27Manchester0h56 08:23Stafford
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£171One-way
Cross Country
14:27Manchester0h56 15:23Stafford
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£221One-way

Train schedule Manchester to Stafford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thu, 19 May
Cross Country
07:27Manchester0h56 08:23Stafford
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Cross Country
08:27Manchester0h55 09:22Stafford
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Cross Country
09:27Manchester0h55 10:22Stafford
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Cross Country
14:27Manchester0h56 15:23Stafford
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Thu
19 May
£17Cross Country
Fri
20 May
£14Cross Country
Sat
21 May
£24Cross Country
Sun
22 May
£13Cross Country
Mon
23 May
£13Cross Country
Tue
24 May
£17Cross Country
Wed
25 May
£17Cross Country

Fastest train times from Manchester to Stafford

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

55 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

76 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Manchester for Stafford every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 76 km distance in an average of 55 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 55 m .

The slowest trains will take 56 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Cross Country
09:27Manchester0h55 10:22Stafford
0 changes
£171One-way
Cross Country
08:27Manchester0h55 09:22Stafford
0 changes
£171One-way
Cross Country
07:27Manchester0h56 08:23Stafford
0 changes
£171One-way
Cross Country
14:27Manchester0h56 15:23Stafford
0 changes
£221One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Stafford

distanceDistance47 miles (75 km)
durationAverage train duration55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£23 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or Northern Rail

Trains from Manchester to Stafford cover the 47 miles (75 km) long trip taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £23, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Stafford.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Manchester to Stafford

Travel from Manchester to Stafford from £17 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

CrossCountry

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

Find the perfect CrossCountry train from Manchester to Stafford for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Stafford from Manchester. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 47 miles (75 km) on this trip and your CrossCountry Manchester to Stafford train ticket can cost as little as £17 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Manchester and Stafford in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Train information from Manchester to Stafford with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 54 min
  • Average Price: £17
  • CrossCountry frequency: 7 a day

CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train to Stafford from Manchester 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 Manchester to Stafford

Travel by train to Stafford 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 Manchester to Stafford.
FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets to Stafford from Manchester cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Stafford from Manchester to cost as little as £17  in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Manchester to Stafford?

The Manchester to Stafford train ticket price is on average £23  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.

What is the distance between Manchester and Stafford via train?

The Manchester to Stafford train distance is approximately 47 miles (75 km).

What is the average Manchester to Stafford train duration?

The Manchester to Stafford train duration is on average 55 min, which is to be expected when travelling 47 miles (75 km) between Manchester and Stafford. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What is the departure train station in Manchester and arrival train station in Stafford?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Stafford.

Where is the departure train station in Manchester located? Where is the arrival train station in Stafford located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Stafford and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (432 m) from the train station to the city centre in Stafford.

Which train companies can take me to Stafford from Manchester?

For the best Manchester to Stafford train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country or Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Stafford from Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many trains are there between Manchester and Stafford a day?

The average number of trains departing Manchester for Stafford is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Manchester to Stafford?

If you prefer early morning trains from Manchester to Stafford, the first train leaves at 07: 27. If you prefer late night trains from Manchester to Stafford, the last train of the day leaves at 22: 07. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Stafford timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

When should I buy Manchester Stafford train tickets to score the best deals?

You can find a train from Manchester to Stafford to cost on average £23 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Stafford train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Stafford
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip from Manchester to Stafford.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales