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 Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester will cost around £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.
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Of the 6 trains that leave Stoke-on-Trent for Manchester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 53 km distance in an average of 43 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 39 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.
|Distance||33 miles (53 km)|
|Average train duration||46 min|
|Average train ticket price||£6 (€7)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast or Cross Country|
Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester cover the 33 miles (53 km) long trip taking on average 46 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast or Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £6, but the average price of train tickets is £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Stoke-on-Trent and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
You can travel by train to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent with CrossCountry for as low as £6. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester, check out Omio! With one-way Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester train ticket prices starting as low as £6 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train timetables and tickets for this 33 miles (53 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.
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Three companies operate the train route from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester, providing approximately 79 trains a day. The journey takes between 38 minutes and 2 hours, depending on the train company, and the day of the week (with slower trips over weekends and on holidays). All trains travelling from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester arrive at Manchester Piccadilly.
Three train companies operate on the Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester route. Travellers can choose from services by Virgin Rail, Northern and Cross Country. Virgin Rail and Cross Country are usually the fastest, offering shorter journey times. Northern rail takes a slower route.
The average journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly takes 52 minutes, and covers 32 miles. The fastest time for a journey is 38 minutes. The journey time can be longer on weekends and holidays - up to approximately 1.5 or 2 hours. Journeys are direct, and require no changes.
Three to four trains depart from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester each hour with times spread throughout the day, well into the late evening. An average weekday sees 79 trains per day travelling from Stoke-on-Trent to the Manchester Piccadilly station. A regular service continues through the weekend.
Departure train station: The Stoke-on-Trent station is situated in an historic Victorian building. Opposite the station entrance is a statue of Josiah Wedgwood, the 18th century potter. The station is approximately one mile from the town centre, and is accessible via public transport. A full range of facilities are available, including wifi, shops and refreshment facilities.
Arrival train station: All trains from Stoke-on-Trent run to Manchester's main train station, Manchester Piccadilly. This station is the major northern transport hub, and processes approximately 23 million passengers a year. A free Metroshuttle service is available from the station to various Manchester landmarks, such as the Salford Quays. A full range of facilities are available at the station, including access to public transport.
When taking the train to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent, you can choose to depart from train stations like Stoke-on-Trent and Stoke-on-Trent, Hanley Bus Station. Your trip can end in train stations such as Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Stoke-on-Trent and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Stoke-on-Trent and travel around 0.3 miles (525 m) from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city centre in Manchester.
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