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from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent

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Travel Information from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent

distanceDistance113 miles (182 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£28 - £43
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £28 • 5 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £43 • 2 h 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 113 miles (182 km) by coach or train from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 58 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £28. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent.

Travel Tips

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

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Stoke-on-Trent from Cardiff. You can take a coach or train.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent, which costs on average £28.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Stoke-on-Trent:

A coach journey is usually £15 less than a journey to Stoke-on-Trent by train, which costs on average £43 for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 58 min.

Other travel options from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 5 h 20 min   on average.

How far is Stoke-on-Trent from Cardiff?

The Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent distance is approximately 113 miles (182 km).

How many services a day are there from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent?

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

  • 16 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent?

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent depart from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley Bus Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Cardiff Central and arrive in Stoke-on-Trent.
Which travel companies can get me from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent:

  • You can go to Stoke-on-Trent from Cardiff by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £28 with National Express from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Cardiff and Stoke-on-Trent with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent tickets for £43 on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent?
Your journey from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent doesn't have to end in Stoke-on-Trent. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Birmingham. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Birmingham to your Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Stoke-on-Trent today!
How early should I buy Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Cardiff and Stoke-on-Trent, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £28 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £43 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Stoke-on-Trent from Cardiff online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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