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Train Information to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
durationAverage train duration39 min
priceAverage train ticket price$8 (€7)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail, Avanti West Coast or Cross Country

Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester cover the 33 miles (53 km) long journey taking on average 39 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast or Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $8 (€7), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Stoke-on-Trent and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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Train between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester with CrossCountry

Travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester from $6 (€5) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.


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

Book your CrossCountry Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry’s up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester is 33 miles (53 km), and the best price for a one-way Stoke-on-Trent - Manchester CrossCountry train ticket starts at $8 (€7) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your CrossCountry train ticket from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Train tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 6 €
2 weeks earlier 4 €50%
3 weeks earlier 4 €50%
1 month before 4 €50%
2 months earlier 4 €50%
3 months earlier 5 €20%

Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Stoke-on-Trent - Manchester. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Stoke-on-Trent - Manchester 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 50% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Stoke-on-Trent - Manchester with 2 months in advance you save up to about 50% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 20%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester
Travel by train 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.
How much are cheap trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester to cost as little as $6 (€5)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent?
The train price between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester is on average $8 (€7)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester by train?
You should expect to travel around 33 miles (53 km)  from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester by train.
How long is a train between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester on average?
While the time it takes to travel 33 miles (53 km) between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester train journey time is on average 39 min.
What station does the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester depart from? Which Manchester train station do I come into from Stoke-on-Trent?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Stoke-on-Trent   and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where do I find the Stoke-on-Trent train station to Manchester? Where is the Manchester train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Stoke-on-Trent, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Stoke-on-Trent. The most popular arrival train station in Manchester, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

What train providers go from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester?
When taking a train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester, you can count on Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast or Cross Country for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services per day are there between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester?
You can take the earliest train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester at 7: 44 AM   or take the last train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester leaving at 8: 56 AM. Look for the latest Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester to get the best deals?
You can find trains between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester to cost on average $8 (€7) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Stoke-on-Trent is Stoke-on-Trent. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Stoke-on-Trent for your journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester.