Stafford travel guide

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You're Going to Love Stafford

With a population of 65,290, Stafford is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Stafford

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Wolseley Arms (Wolseley Bridge) and Alberts Cafe (Victoria Park) are great picks.

When to visit Stafford

Stafford in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Stafford in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Stafford


Although Stafford doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Birmingham Airport (UK) (BHX), which is located 46 km from Stafford. The shortest flight to Stafford from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 30h 55m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Stafford, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Stafford to Birmingham takes 1h 28m and costs around $48 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $58 for a 2h 06m trip. Located 0.4 km from the city centre, Stafford is the busiest station in Stafford. Another popular train station is Stafford Penkridge, located 9 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Stafford is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 199 km from Stafford. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Hertz, among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Stafford, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Stafford takes 72 km and will cost you around $12. From Leeds, the ticket costs about $17 for a journey of 113 km.

Airports near Stafford

Airlines serving Stafford

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British Airways
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Where to stay in popular areas of Stafford

Hiring a car in Stafford

Expect to pay $2.95 per litre in Stafford (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $35.33 and $47.11. Mini (Peugeot 108 or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Stafford, while also 67% cheaper than other types, on average.