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There are 6 ways to get from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Stoke-on-Trent

$15 - $66

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nottingham to Stoke-On-Trent 51 miles

$7 - $11

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham, Angel Row A4 to Derby, Bus Station Y5
  2. Take the train from Derby to Stoke-on-Trent

$9 - $26

Bus, line 32 bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station SWI - swift / ...
  2. Take the line 32 bus from Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station to Hanley, Bus Station 32

Taxi  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent 49.5 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent 49.5 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent is to rideshare which costs £6 - £8 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent is to taxi which costs £170 - £210 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent station. However, there are services departing from Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street and arriving at Hanley, Bus Station via Derby, Bus Station and Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Stoke-on-Trent via Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Stoke-on-Trent is 43 miles. The road distance is 49.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent without a car is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £11 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent, including transfers.

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Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent bus services, operated by Trent Barton, arrive at Derby, Bus Station.

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Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Nottingham station.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £11 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 32 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent.
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  • Distance: 43.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

What companies run services between Nottingham, England and Stoke-on-Trent, England?

You can take a train from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent via Derby in around 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent via Derby, Bus Station and Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station in around 3 h 42 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Derby
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$10 - $15
Train from Derby to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Yourbus
Website
catchyourbus.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham, Angel Row A4 to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
catchyourbus.co.uk
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station to Hanley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nottingham to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280
Trent Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 115 950 5050
Website
trentcars.com
Fon-A-Car
Phone
+44 115 950 0500

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Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent bus services, operated by First in The Potteries, arrive at Hanley, Bus Station.

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Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Stoke-on-Trent station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent is 49 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent.

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There are 373+ hotels available in Stoke-on-Trent. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nottingham and Stoke-on-Trent. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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