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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 Nov 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:44AMManchester Piccadilly0h55 09:39AMStoke-on-Trent
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$91One-way
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08:44AMManchester Piccadilly0h55 09:39AMStoke-on-Trent
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$91One-way
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09:44AMManchester Piccadilly0h56 10:40AMStoke-on-Trent
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$91One-way
09:35AMManchester Piccadilly0h36 10:11AMStoke-on-Trent
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$151One-way
10:15AMManchester Piccadilly0h36 10:51AMStoke-on-Trent
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$151One-way

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Sun
Nov 28
$9Northern Rail
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Mon
Nov 29
$9Northern Rail
$7Flixbus
Wed
Dec 1
$19Northern Rail
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Fri
Dec 3
$7Northern Rail
$10Flixbus
Sat
Dec 4
$7Northern Rail
$4Flixbus
Sun
Dec 5
$6Northern Rail
$11Flixbus
Wed
Dec 8
$5Northern Rail
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Fri
Dec 10
$8Cross Country
$3Flixbus
Sat
Dec 11
$5Northern Rail
$4Flixbus

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
How do I reach Stoke-on-Trent from Manchester?

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

How do I get from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Stoke-on-Trent from Manchester is by taking a bus, which costs on average $2 (€2).

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

Taking a bus is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a train to Stoke-on-Trent, which costs on average $9 (€7) for the same trip.

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

The quickest way to travel from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent is by train, which takes on average 52 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 5 min   on average.

What is the distance between Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent?

The distance from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent is approximately 33 miles (53 km).

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:

  • Around 50 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Manchester at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Stoke-on-Trent at Stoke-on-Trent, Railway Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Stoke-on-Trent.
Which travel companies can get me from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Stoke-on-Trent. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent tickets on Omio for $2 (€2).
  • Travel with Northern Rail for trains to Stoke-on-Trent. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Northern Rail Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent tickets on Omio for $9 (€7).
Is there a way to travel directly from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent?

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

  • 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.

Direct services to Stoke-on-Trent tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent?
Many of our customers traveling from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent don't make Stoke-on-Trent their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Stoke-on-Trent are London, Birmingham or Liverpool, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Stoke-on-Trent to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Stoke-on-Trent from Manchester online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $2 (€2) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $9 (€7) one way on average for this route.

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.