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There are 7 ways to get from Alton Towers Station to Greater Manchester by taxi, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Taxi, train via Burnage, Mauldeth Rd  •  2h 18m

  1. Take a taxi from Alton Towers Station to Stoke-on-Trent
  2. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly

$87 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Ashbourne, Church Street to Buxton, Railway Station 442 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station to Stockport Bus Station Skyline 199

$29 - $34

5 alternative options

Taxi, train  •  2h 25m

  1. Take a taxi from Alton Towers Station to Stoke-on-Trent
  2. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly

$86 - $143

Train  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the train from Blythe Bridge to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Mauldeth Road

$66 - $86

Line 32 bus, bus  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the line 32 bus from Kingsley Holt, Lions & Hounds PH to Hanley, Bus Station 32
  2. Take the bus from Stoke-On-Trent to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

Taxi  •  1h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from Alton Towers Station to Greater Manchester 44.5 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Alton Towers Station to Greater Manchester 44.5 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Alton Towers Station to Greater Manchester is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Alton Towers Station to Greater Manchester is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 1h 4m.

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The distance between Alton Towers Station and Greater Manchester is 35 miles. The road distance is 44.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Alton Towers Station to Greater Manchester without a car is to taxi and train which takes 2h 18m and costs £65 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Alton Towers Station to Greater Manchester, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Alton Towers Station to Greater Manchester is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs £50 - £70. Alternatively, you can line 32 bus and bus, which costs and takes 4h 11m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alton Towers Station to Greater Manchester is 44 miles. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Alton Towers Station to Greater Manchester.

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Map of how to get from Alton Towers Station to Greater Manchester.
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  • Distance: 35.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

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

You can take a train from Alton Towers Station to Greater Manchester via Blythe Bridge, Crewe, Mauldeth Road, and Burnage, Mauldeth Rd in around 3h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alton Towers Station to Greater Manchester via Kingsley Holt, Lions & Hounds PH, Stoke-On-Trent, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Manchester City Centre, Chinatown in around 4h 11m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Mauldeth Road
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Blythe Bridge to Crewe
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Single
$13 - $20
Bus operators
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Kingsley Holt, Lions & Hounds PH to Hanley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Stoke-On-Trent to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Ashbourne, Church Street to Buxton, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station to Stockport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Alton Towers Station to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Stoke on Trent Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 33 33 33
Website
luckyseventaxis.co.uk
City Cabs Stoke
Phone
+44 1782 88 88 88
Website
citycabsstoke.com

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