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from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent

You can get from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent on 21 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:21Birmingham New Street0h52 09:13Stoke-on-Trent
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08:21Birmingham New Street0h52 09:13Stoke-on-Trent
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09:57Birmingham New Street0h46 10:43Stoke-on-Trent
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10:22Birmingham New Street0h50 11:12Stoke-on-Trent
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08:57Birmingham New Street0h46 09:43Stoke-on-Trent
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

21 Oct
£9West Midlands Railway
£10National Express
22 Oct
£6West Midlands Railway
£8National Express
23 Oct
£6West Midlands Railway
£9National Express
25 Oct
£9West Midlands Railway
£11National Express
26 Oct
£6West Midlands Railway
£7National Express

Travel Information to Stoke-on-Trent from Birmingham

distanceDistance38 miles (61 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £7
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £6 • 43 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £6 • 43 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or West Midlands Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 38 miles (61 km) to Stoke-on-Trent from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 43 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or West Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent.

Travel Tips

Travel from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent
Travel 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 Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent.
What are my travel options from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent?

There are 2 ways to travel between Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent. Tickets for a train cost on average £6.

This is compared to other travel options to Stoke-on-Trent:

A train journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Stoke-on-Trent by coach, which costs on average £7 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Stoke-on-Trent from Birmingham?

The quickest way to travel between Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent is by train, which takes on average 43 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h.

How far is Stoke-on-Trent from Birmingham?

You should expect to travel around 38 miles (61 km) from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Birmingham and in Stoke-on-Trent?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent depart from Birmingham, Coach Station to Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley Bus Station.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent depart from Birmingham New Street to Stoke-on-Trent.
Which travel operators can get me from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Stoke-on-Trent by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent tickets on Omio for £7.
  • West Midlands Railway can take you to Stoke-on-Trent by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for West Midlands Railway from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent for £6.
Is there a way to travel directly from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent?

Yes, there are direct services available to Stoke-on-Trent from Birmingham with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with National Express with direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find 25 direct trains per day with West Midlands Railway or Cross Country.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Stoke-on-Trent as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Stoke-on-Trent from Birmingham.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Stoke-on-Trent from Birmingham?
Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Liverpool. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I purchase a ticket between Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £7 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £6 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Stoke-on-Trent tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.