How to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester

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from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester

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

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To get from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester on 23 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £9
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £6 • 38 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £6 • 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Northern Rail

Travel 33 miles (53 km) by coach or train between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 38 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 trip are Flixbus or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester.

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

Travel to Manchester 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 Manchester.

There are 2 travel options from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester: coach or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester, which costs on average £6.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

A train is generally £2 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £9 from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester.

The fastest way from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 38 min.

Other travel options between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 1 h 5 min   of travel time.

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

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

  • 25 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Stoke-on-Trent, Keele services and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester depart from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly.

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

  • You can travel between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £9 with Flixbus from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester.
  • You can go to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent by train with Northern Rail. You'll see cheap train tickets for £6 with Northern Rail from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester often also extend their holiday to go to London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Manchester and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester, 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 is on average £9 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £6 one way.

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

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