How to travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester

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Travel Information between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $8
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $4 (€3) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $8 (€7) • 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Northern Rail

Travel 33 miles (53 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester.

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

Travel Tips: 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 4 travel options from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent is by taking a bus with an average price of $4 (€3).

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

Taking a bus is about $4 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $8 (€7) for this route.

The quickest way to travel to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent is by train, which takes on average 38 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 15 min.

You should expect to travel around 33 miles (53 km) between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester.

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

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 89 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester most often leave from Stoke-on-Trent, Keele services and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester most often leave from Stoke-on-Trent and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Manchester by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester for $4 (€3).
  • Travel with Northern Rail to go to Manchester by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Northern Rail Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester tickets on Omio for $8 (€7).

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

  • You can take a direct train with Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast or Cross Country with 62 direct trains per day.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool or Edinburgh from Manchester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $4 (€3) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $8 (€7) 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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