Getting here


Stoke-on-Trent is a major intercity rail route, directly linked to Manchester (35 minutes), Birmingham (45 minutes) and London (90 minutes). Virgin Trains and Cross Country operate high-speed trains.  Northern Rail and London Midland provide local and regional services.  For information on tickets and timetables visit National Rail.

The M6 motorway connects into the city through major dual carriageways. Visit AA Route Planner, to find how to get to the Festival from where you are. 

Over 100 airlines fly into regional airports within a one-hour transfer. For more information about flights and transfer rail links to Stoke-on-Trent, visit Manchester International Airport, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Birmingham Airport and East Midlands Airport.