Getting here by plane

Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport is nearest to Keele and is about 35 miles (56km) away.

There are frequent trains from the airport to Manchester Piccadilly station where there is a regular service to Stoke-on-Trent railway station. Alternatively, National Express operates a direct service to Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley bus station) eight times a day.

Birmingham Airport

There is a SkyTrain service from Birmingham Airport to Birmingham New Street railway station. From here, trains to Stoke-on-Trent run regularly, about twice an hour.

National Express run a direct coach service from the airport terminal building to Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley bus station) three times a day.

Gatwick Airport

If travelling by train go from Gatwick Airport to Victoria Station in London and then to Euston via the Underground. From here catch a train to Stoke-on-Trent.

If travelling by coach, there is a National Express coach service from Gatwick to Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley bus station). There are numerous services daily but all require a change of coach. The journey takes approximately 6-7 hours.

Heathrow Airport

The easiest journey is to use the Airbus service from Heathrow Airport to Euston railway station. From here take a train for Manchester Piccadilly that will stop at Stoke-on-Trent. 

There is also a National Express coach service from the Central bus station at Heathrow directly to Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley bus station).