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There are 6 ways to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN) by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport Uk076 / ...

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Train, line 313 bus  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Cheadle Hulme Stoke-on-Trent - Manchester Piccadilly / ...
  2. Take the line 313 bus from Platform 5 to Manchester Airport The Station 313

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Train  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly London Euston - Manchester Piccadilly / ...
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport Liverpool Lime Street - Manchester Airport / ...

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN) 38 miles

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN) 38 miles

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport 38 miles

Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN) by bus

15 Weekly Buses
55 min Average Duration
£14 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to train and line 313 bus which costs £9 - £13 and takes 1h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to taxi which takes 39 min and costs £80 - £95.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stoke-on-Trent and arriving at Manchester Airport. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Stoke-on-Trent and arriving at Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 3m.

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The distance between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 38 miles. The road distance is 38 miles.

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The best way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN) without a car is to bus which takes 55 min and costs £14 - £20.

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The bus from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport takes 55 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stoke-on-Trent station.

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Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN) train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Stoke-on-Trent station.

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The best way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to bus which takes 55 min and costs £14 - £20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £10 - £85 and takes 1h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN).
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  • Distance: 38.2 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Stoke-on-Trent, England and Manchester Airport (MAN), England?

FlixBus operates a bus from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport twice daily. Tickets cost £6 - £9 and the journey takes 55 min. National Express also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Manchester Piccadilly in around 1h 3m.

Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/
Standard
£7 - £10
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/
Standard
£4 - £6
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Cheadle Hulme
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/
Standard
£6 - £9
Transport for Wales
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
08717 81 81 81
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
https://www.nationalexpress.com/en
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Platform 5 to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
https://www.stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
£80 - £95
Magnum
Phone
+44 1782819819
Website
magnumtaxisstoke.co.uk
City Cabs
Phone
+44 1782844444
Website
citycabsstoke.com
AutoCab
Phone
+44 1782777777
Website
autocabprivatehire.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
£49

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Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Manchester Airport station.

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Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN) train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Manchester Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN) is 38 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Airport (MAN).

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