Trains from Stafford to Manchester

Stafford to Manchester train information

Stafford Manchester train map

Train duration 0h57m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Stafford, England
Distance 47 Miles

Which train company can I use?

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train from Stafford (West Midlands England) to Manchester (North West England). The services on board will change depending on the train provider.

How far is it by train?

There are 47 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Stafford to Manchester is around 0h57m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Manchester from Stafford, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the cost of the train may change.

Best prices for Stafford to Manchester train tickets

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Stafford - Manchester prices calendar

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Best prices for Stafford to Manchester trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Stafford and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Stafford and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Stafford - Manchester train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Stafford Manchester train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Stafford to Manchester cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Manchester to Stafford, the railcard will have paid for itself.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Stafford to Manchester train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare