Manchester Airport to Stafford by train

  • First train
    04:34
  • Last train
    23:46
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 9m
  • Distance
    63 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    57
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 30m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester Airport to Stafford by train

Fast trains from Manchester Airport to Stafford take around 1 hour and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 63 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester Airport and Stafford.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester Airport to Stafford?

Journeys between Manchester Airport and Stafford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 60 departures on the route from Manchester Airport to Stafford 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 50 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Manchester Airport to Stafford?

The Manchester Airport to Stafford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Manchester Airport to Stafford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Stafford is usually scheduled to depart Manchester Airport around 04:34 and the last train is around 00:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester Airport around 04:50, and the last at 23:04.

When to book Manchester Airport to Stafford 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 Manchester Airport to Stafford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester Airport and Stafford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester Airport to Stafford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.