Manchester to Stafford train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Stafford

Showing times and prices for Dec 11

Cheapest

19

Average

27

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester to Stafford is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
08:27AMManchester Piccadilly0h57 09:24AMStafford
0 transfers
191One-way
Cheapest
09:27AMManchester Piccadilly0h57 10:24AMStafford
0 transfers
191One-way
09:30AMManchester Piccadilly1h25 10:55AMStafford
1 transfer
321One-way
10:30AMManchester Piccadilly1h07 11:37AMStafford
1 transfer
321One-way
10:26AMManchester Piccadilly0h57 11:23AMStafford
0 transfers
321One-way

Train schedule from Manchester to Stafford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, December 11
08:05AMManchester Piccadilly0h54 08:59AMStafford
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08:27AMManchester Piccadilly0h57 09:24AMStafford
0 transfers
09:27AMManchester Piccadilly0h57 10:24AMStafford
0 transfers
09:30AMManchester Piccadilly1h25 10:55AMStafford
1 transfer
10:26AMManchester Piccadilly0h57 11:23AMStafford
0 transfers
10:30AMManchester Piccadilly1h07 11:37AMStafford
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Manchester to Stafford

Showing times and prices for Dec 11

Fastest Journey

54 m

Average

1 h 2 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

76 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Manchester for Stafford every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:05AMManchester Piccadilly0h54 08:59AMStafford
0 transfers
321One-way
08:27AMManchester Piccadilly0h57 09:24AMStafford
0 transfers
191One-way
10:26AMManchester Piccadilly0h57 11:23AMStafford
0 transfers
321One-way
09:27AMManchester Piccadilly0h57 10:24AMStafford
0 transfers
191One-way
10:30AMManchester Piccadilly1h07 11:37AMStafford
1 transfer
321One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Stafford

distanceDistance47 miles (75 km)
durationAverage train duration55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$17 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency54 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 20 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, Northern Rail or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to Stafford cover the 47 miles (75 km) long trip taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Northern Rail or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 54 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $17 (€15), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $1 (€1). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Stafford.

Train companies: CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) from Manchester to Stafford trains

CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) will get you to Stafford from Manchester at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

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Northern Rail (3)

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Stafford from Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking for trains between Manchester and Stafford? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 47 miles (75 km) journey from Manchester to Stafford. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Manchester to Stafford routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Manchester and Stafford, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Manchester - Stafford train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry from Manchester to Stafford train information:

  • Average Duration: 56 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 17 a day

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys between Manchester and Stafford. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Manchester to Stafford train information with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 4 h 58 min
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Stafford

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Stafford 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 Stafford.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Manchester to Stafford trains for as little as $1 (€1)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Stafford train to cost on average $17 (€15)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Manchester to Stafford by train to be approximately 47 miles (75 km).
On average the Manchester to Stafford train time is 55 min  covering the 47 miles (75 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Stafford.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Stafford, called Stafford, is located around 0.2 miles (432 m) away from its city center.

Take the Manchester to Stafford train with Cross Country, Northern Rail or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Manchester to Stafford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 20 direct trains per day from Manchester to Stafford. You can look to travel with Avanti West Coast or Cross Country  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
On average, there are 54 trains a day from Manchester to Stafford. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Manchester to Stafford at 5: 05 AM   or take the last train from Manchester to Stafford leaving at 10: 18 PM. Look for the latest Manchester to Stafford train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
If you purchase a train ticket from Manchester to Stafford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $17 (€15) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Manchester to Stafford are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Stafford

Manchester
Stafford
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your journey from Manchester to Stafford.
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
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Public transit options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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Public transit options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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Public transit options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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