Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester

Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester train information

Stoke-on-Trent Manchester train map

Train duration 0h47m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Stoke-on-Trent, England
Distance 34 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £12.40
Average train price £18.00
  • There are several train providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Stoke-on-Trent in England to Manchester in England are operated by Cross Country.
  • On average, it takes normally 0h47m by train to cover the 34 miles to go to Manchester from Stoke-on-Trent. The train duration can change depending if the train is direct or with changes.
  • We found tickets from £12.40 to travel in the next month. Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester train tickets

from £12.40 MORE 0h44m

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Stoke-on-Trent - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 15 days in advance, tickets should be available from £4 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £8 for your journey. Thus, you can save 57% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 15 days in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
£12.40 01/07/2022 08:56 2 months ago
£18.80 01/07/2022 09:44 Cross Country 2 months ago
£19.40 01/07/2022 08:44 Cross Country 2 months ago
£19.40 01/07/2022 08:20 Cross Country 2 months ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Stoke-on-Trent Manchester train

Discount Stoke-on-Trent - Manchester train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to pay less for your Stoke-on-Trent Manchester train ticket.

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to estimate the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Stoke-on-Trent Manchester ticket is £17.50 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £17.50: £88/£17.50 = 5.03. You will need to make on average 6 trips from Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 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
Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester train £17.50 £11.67 £5.83 5.04

(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

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