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There are 5 ways to get from Alton Towers Station to Barnsley by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Uttoxeter to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Barnsley

$72 - $126

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Denstone, Poppyfields to Derby, Albert Street Swi
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Corporation Street to Alfreton, Railway Station
  3. Take the train from Alfreton to Barnsley

$35 - $45

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Denstone, Poppyfields to Derby, Bus Station Swi
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street
  3. Take the bus from Chesterfield, Coach Station to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange X17

Line 110 bus, bus, line 2 bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the line 110 bus from Ashbourne, Bus Station to Matlock, Interchange 110 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Matlock, Bakewell Road to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange X17
  3. Take the line 2 bus from Sheffield Centre, FS4 to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange 2

Drive  •  1h 24m

  1. Drive from Alton Towers Station to Barnsley 79.2 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Alton Towers Station to Barnsley is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Alton Towers Station to Barnsley is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1h 24m.

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The distance between Alton Towers Station and Barnsley is 43 miles. The road distance is 79.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Alton Towers Station to Barnsley without a car is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs £55 - £100.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Alton Towers Station to Barnsley, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Alton Towers Station to Barnsley is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs £55 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 35m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alton Towers Station to Barnsley is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from Alton Towers Station to Barnsley.

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There are 402+ hotels available in Barnsley. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Alton Towers Station to Barnsley.
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  • Distance: 43.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

What companies run services between Alton Towers Station, England and Barnsley, England?

You can take a train from Alton Towers Station to Barnsley via Uttoxeter, Derby, and Sheffield in around 2h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alton Towers Station to Barnsley via Denstone, Poppyfields, Derby, Bus Station, Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street, and Chesterfield, Coach Station in around 4h 35m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Uttoxeter to Derby
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $18
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Alfreton to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Denstone, Poppyfields to Derby, Albert Street
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Corporation Street to Alfreton, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Denstone, Poppyfields to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Derby to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chesterfield, Coach Station to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Bus from Matlock, Bakewell Road to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Bus from Sheffield Centre, FS4 to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chesterfield, Coach Station to Barnsley Town Centre, Stand A1
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Bus from Matlock, Bakewell Road to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Chesterfield

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