There are 6 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Stoke-on-Trent by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  1 h 58 min

$88 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. National Express

$19 - $24

4 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 53 min

$95 - $157

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. 155.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from London Heathrow, train  •  3 h 34 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$122 - $350

Train to Southend, fly, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. SEN - MAN

$116 - $403

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Stoke-on-Trent, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Paddington Station to Stoke-on-Trent hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $140 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Stoke-on-Trent 4 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Paddington Station and Stoke-on-Trent is 214 km. The road distance is 249 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Stoke-on-Trent is to bus which costs £14 - £18 and takes 5 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Stoke-on-Trent is to train which takes 1 h 58 min and costs £65 - £110.

No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Stoke-on-Trent. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Stoke-on-Trent via Oxford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station to Stoke-on-Trent. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Stoke-On-Trent via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from London Paddington Station to Stoke-on-Trent, including transfers.