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Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent by train
Fastest journey2hr 51m
Trains per day60
Avg. journey time3hr 45m
Travelling from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent take around 2 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 184 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Stoke-on-Trent.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent?
Journeys between Cardiff and Stoke-on-Trent usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 61 departures on the route from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 57 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent?
The Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Stoke-on-Trent is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 04:35 and the last train is around 00:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:35, and the last at 23:20.
When to book Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent by train.
Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Stoke-on-Trent?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Stoke-on-Trent, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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