Travel options
from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester

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

Our recommendation

To get from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester on Oct 17 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:35PMStoke-On-Trent, Bus Station1h05 08:40PMManchester
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$81One-way
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07:35PMStoke-On-Trent, Bus Station1h05 08:40PMManchester
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$81One-way
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12:55PMStoke-On-Trent, Bus Station1h15 02:10PMManchester
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$81One-way

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Sat
Oct 16
$9Northern Rail
$5Flixbus
Sun
Oct 17
$8Cross Country
$8Flixbus
Mon
Oct 18
$8Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Tue
Oct 19
$8Cross Country
$3Flixbus
Wed
Oct 20
$8Cross Country
$6Flixbus
Thu
Oct 21
$7Northern Rail
$3Flixbus
Fri
Oct 22
$8Cross Country
$6Flixbus
Sat
Oct 23
$6Northern Rail
$5Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
$8Northern Rail
$5Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
$6Northern Rail
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Thu
Oct 28
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$4Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$7Northern Rail
$4Flixbus

Travel Information to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $6
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 1 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $6 (€5) • 39 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Northern Rail

Take a bus or train to travel 33 miles (53 km) from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 39 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester.

Travel Tips

Travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester
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FAQs
How do I go from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester is by taking a bus with an average price of $5 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

Taking a bus is about $2 (€1) less than taking a train, which costs on average $6 (€5) for this journey.

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

The fastest way from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 39 min.

There are alternative travel options to Manchester that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Manchester by bus can take on average 1 h 5 min.

How many miles from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester would I travel?

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

How many services a day are there between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester?

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 route from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Stoke-on-Trent and in Manchester?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley Bus Station to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Stoke-on-Trent and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel operators can get me to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent?

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

  • You can take a bus from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $5 (€4) with Flixbus from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester.
  • You can travel to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent by train with Northern Rail. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $6 (€5) with Northern Rail from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester online for the best deals?

Before traveling 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:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $5 (€4) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $6 (€5) one way on average for this trip.

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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