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from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham

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

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26 May
£15Avanti West Coast
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27 May
£16West Midlands Railway
£12National Express
28 May
£9West Midlands Railway
£9National Express
29 May
£7West Midlands Railway
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30 May
£16West Midlands Railway
£7National Express
31 May
£14Avanti West Coast
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2 Jun
£15West Midlands Railway
£7National Express
3 Jun
£11Cross Country
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4 Jun
£7West Midlands Railway
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5 Jun
£7West Midlands Railway
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7 Jun
£16West Midlands Railway
£7National Express

Travel Information to Birmingham from Stoke-on-Trent

distanceDistance38 miles (61 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £21
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 1 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £21 • 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 38 miles (61 km) to Birmingham from Stoke-on-Trent. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 47 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham

Travel to Birmingham 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 Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham.

How do I go from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham?

You can travel to Birmingham from Stoke-on-Trent 2 different ways: coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £12 compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach is generally £9 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £21 from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham.

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

The quickest way to travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham is by train, which takes on average 47 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 5 min.

How many miles are between Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham

The distance from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham is approximately 38 miles (61 km).

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

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

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Stoke-on-Trent? Where do I arrive in Birmingham?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Stoke-on-Trent, Keele services and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham New Street.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham?

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

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £12.
  • Cross Country can take you to Birmingham by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham for £21.

Is there a direct service between Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham?

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

  • You can check for a direct coach to Birmingham with National Express with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to take to Birmingham with West Midlands Railway or Cross Country.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Birmingham and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase tickets between Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham, 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 is £12 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £21 one way on average.

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