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from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent

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

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent on 26 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:27Manchester Piccadilly0h38 10:05Stoke-on-Trent
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£61One-way
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09:27Manchester Piccadilly0h38 10:05Stoke-on-Trent
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£61One-way
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08:27Manchester Piccadilly0h38 09:05Stoke-on-Trent
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£61One-way
08:44Manchester Piccadilly0h55 09:39Stoke-on-Trent
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£71One-way
09:35Manchester Piccadilly0h36 10:11Stoke-on-Trent
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£111One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Tue
26 Oct
£6Cross Country
£5Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£6Cross Country
£5Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£4Northern Rail
£3Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£4Northern Rail
£3Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£4Northern Rail
£3Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£2Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£5Northern Rail
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Fri
5 Nov
£6Northern Rail
£3Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£4Northern Rail
£2Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£3Flixbus
Thu
11 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£3Flixbus
Fri
12 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£3Flixbus
Sat
13 Nov
£8Cross Country
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Travel Information from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£2 - £6
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £2 • 1 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £6 • 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Northern Rail

Travel 33 miles (53 km) by coach or train between Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £2. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent.

Travel Tips

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

There are 2 ways to get from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent: coach or train.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent, which costs on average £2.

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

A coach is generally £5 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £6 from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent.

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent?

The fastest way from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent is by train with an average journey time of 52 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 5 min.

What is the distance from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent?

Stoke-on-Trent is approximately 33 miles (53 km) away from Manchester.

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

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

  • 50 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Manchester 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 Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent:

  • Coaches most often depart from Manchester at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Stoke-on-Trent at Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley Bus Station.
  • Trains from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent most often leave from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Stoke-on-Trent.
Which travel companies can get me from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent?

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

  • You can travel between Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £2 with Flixbus from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent.
  • You can take a train from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent with Northern Rail. Cheap tickets can be found for £6 with Northern Rail from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent.
Is there a direct service between Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent?

Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Stoke-on-Trent with Flixbus with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Stoke-on-Trent with Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast or Cross Country with 50 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Stoke-on-Trent tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

Where should I go next after I travel from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Liverpool. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Stoke-on-Trent and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket to Stoke-on-Trent from Manchester online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £2 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £6 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Manchester 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.