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Journey Details

Best price $ 2.34
Journey duration 1 h 15 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 18:55
Last departure 12:40
Distance 32.9 mi

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

The prices for bus 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 bus tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester will cost $ 2.34. The average bus ticket price is approximately $ 6.49. 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.

Stations of departure

Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent
Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley Bus Station)
Stoke-on-Trent Hanley
Stoke On Trent Central Train Station
Stoke on Trent

Destination stations

Manchester Airport
Coach Station
Manchester Airport Bus Station
Manchester Central Bus Station
Manchester (Shudehill Interchange)

CO2 emissions for this route

Duration: 1 h 10 min
Stoke on Trent - Manchester (Shudehill Interchange)
12:40 - 13:50
$ 2.34

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

The journey between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester by bus usually takes 1 h 15 min to cover a distance of 33.6 mi. The shortest journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester will take you 50 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Manchester quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do departures from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester leaving at 18:55. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 12:40.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many journeys from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester are there every day?

On average, there are 2 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 13 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include National Express and Flixbus, 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 2 departures from Stoke-on-Trent which travel directly to Manchester. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.