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Trains Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester?

The prices for train tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester will cost £ 12.97. The average train ticket price is approximately £ 19.69. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester by train

Best price £ 14
Journey duration 28 min
Connections per day 40
First departure 17:48
Last departure 15:27
Distance 32.9 mi
Departure Stoke-on-Trent
Arrival Manchester
Carriers Nationalrail, Northern, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Cross country, Northern rail, First transpennine express, East Midlands Railway, Arriva trains wales, Transport For Wales, TransPennine Express

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Stoke-on-Trent - Manchester


Best prices for the month

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By Train

£ 19

Friday, June 24th 2022
Avanti West Coast-logo
Stoke-on-Trent - Stockport
17:25 - 17:54
Avanti West Coast
CO2: 0.15kg
By Bus

£ 15.49

Friday, June 24th 2022
Stoke on Trent - Manchester (Shudehill Interchange)
15:25 - 16:40
1h 15min
CO2: 1.87kg

How long does the journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester take by train?

The journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester covers a distance of 33.6 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 28 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 2 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Stoke-on-Trent at 08:44. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 15:27. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use to travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester?

You can depart from Stoke-on-Trent at stations such as Stoke-on-Trent [ SOT ], Stoke-on-Trent, Manchester Piccadilly, Deansgate, Manchester Oxford Road, Humphrey Park, Stockport, Trafford Park and Urmston, Higher Rd (stop C). At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Manchester at the following stations: Manchester Piccadilly [ MAN ], Manchester Oxford Road [ MCO ], Manchester Piccadilly, Deansgate, Manchester Oxford Road, Humphrey Park, Trafford Park, Stoke-on-Trent, Urmston, Higher Road (Stop C) and Stockport. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester?

On average, there are 39 daily departures from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 70 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Northern, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Cross country, Northern rail, First transpennine express, East Midlands Railway, Arriva trains wales, Transport For Wales and TransPennine Express, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 39 departures from Stoke-on-Trent which travel directly to Manchester. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.


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