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

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  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Stockport
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Stoke-on-Trent

$24 - $75

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Sheffield to Stoke-On-Trent 48.3 miles

$7

4 alternative options

Train via Derby  •  2 h 9 min

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

$27 - $76

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Moorhead MH2 to Buxton, Market Place 65
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Market Place to Hanley, Bus Station 16

Taxi  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent 49 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent 49 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent is to rideshare which costs £5 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent is to train which costs £18 - £60 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent station. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Centre, Moorhead MH2 and arriving at Hanley, Bus Station via Buxton, Market Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent. However, there are services departing from Sheffield and arriving at Stoke-on-Trent via Stockport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between Sheffield and Stoke-on-Trent is 40 miles. The road distance is 49 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent without a car is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs £18 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent bus services, operated by Stagecoach Chesterfield, depart from Sheffield Centre, Moorhead MH2 station.

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Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Sheffield station.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs £18 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent.
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  • Distance: 39.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent via Stockport in around 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent via Buxton, Market Place in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
29 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
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Bus operators
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Moorhead MH2 to Buxton, Market Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Moorhead MH2 to Buxton, Market Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
stagecoachbus.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Moorhead MH2 to Buxton, Market Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
D&G Bus
Phone
01782 332337
Email
info@dgbus.co.uk
Website
dgbus.co.uk
Bus from Buxton, Market Place to Hanley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
dgbus.co.uk
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 Sheffield to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Sheffield City Taxis
Phone
+44 114 239 3939
Website
sheffieldcitytaxis.com
S1 Taxis
Phone
+44 114 255 5111

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Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent bus services, operated by D&G Bus, arrive at Hanley, Bus Station.

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Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Stoke-on-Trent station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent is 49 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent.

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There are 369+ 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 Sheffield 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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