Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester by train
Travelling from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester take around 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 52 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester?
Direct trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester have been found.
We usually find around 84 direct trains on the route from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 70 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester?
The Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester train travel time is normally about 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Stoke-on-Trent around 06:29 and the last train is around 23:20.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stoke-on-Trent around 06:45, and the last at 23:20.
What's the Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester are $4.39.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $4 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $5. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Northern Rail
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent by train