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London to Stoke-on-Trent by Train, Bus and Car

How to get from London to Stoke-on-Trent


Details of how to get from London to Stoke-on-Trent by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
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London to Stoke-on-Trent by Train

UK Travel Tip The cheapest train fares are those designated "Advance" - how far in advance depends upon the journey as most rail companies offer advance fares on a first come first served basis. Advance tickets are usually sold as one-way or "single" tickets. Whether or not you buy advance tickets, always compare the "single" ticket price to the round trip or "return" price as it is often cheaper to buy two single tickets rather than one round trip ticket.

There are two trains an hour for Stoke-on-Trent Station from London Euston. Most trips take about an hour and a half but there are some slower trains during the day. Fares start at about £14.


London to Stoke-on-Trent by Bus

UK Travel Tip National Express offers a limited number of "funfare" promotional tickets that are very cheap (£6.50 for a £39.00 fare, for example). These can only be purchased on line and they are usually posted on the website a month to a few weeks before the trip. It is worth checking the website to see if "funfare" tickets are available for your chosen journey.

National Express run frequent coach trips to Stoke-on-Trent Hanley Bus Station from London Victoria Coach Station . The journey takes 4 to 5 1/2 hours (longer trips stop at Birmingham Airport) with round trip tickets costing under £25. Tickets can be booked online and there is usually a 50pence booking fee.


London to Stoke-on-Trent by Car

Stoke-on-Trent is 159 miles northwest of London via the M1, M6. M42 and A roads. It takes about 3 hours to drive. Keep in mind that gasoline, called petrol in the UK, is sold by the liter (a little more than a quart) and the price is usually more than $1 a quart.

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