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There are 10 ways to get from Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Alton, Station Road to Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station X41
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Haymarket

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Manchester  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Alton Towers Entrance to Buxton, Railway Station X99
  2. Take the train from Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Haymarket
  4. Take the train from Haymarket to Kirknewton

£83 - £130

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Bus, train via Sheffield  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Alton Towers Entrance to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D4 X71
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh

Bus  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Alton Towers Entrance to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D4 X71
  2. Take the bus from Meadowhall Interchange/A1 to Edinburgh, Bus Station M20

Drive  •  4h 27m

  1. Drive from Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station 260 miles

£40 - £60

Bus, train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Alton, Station Road to Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Stafford to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI

Bus, train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, train  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Alton, Station Road to Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Stafford to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kirknewton

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI

£85 - £381

Bus, train to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Alton, Station Road to Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Stafford to London Euston
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  4. Take the train from Haymarket to Kirknewton

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Derby to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Kettering
  3. Take the train from Kettering to Luton
  4. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

£87 - £370

Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station by bus and train

The journey time between Alton Towers Station and Kirknewton Station is around 7h 56m and covers a distance of around 299 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 17m. Operated by D&G Bus, London Midland, Avanti West Coast and others, the Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station service departs from Alton, Station Road and arrives in Kirknewton. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 56m
Fastest journey time:
5h 17m
Journey distance:
299 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:35
Last service departs at:
17:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station bus and train schedules

Alton Towers Station → Kirknewton Station
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The most affordable way to get from Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station is to drive, which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station station. However, there are services departing from Alton Towers Entrance and arriving at Kirknewton, station via Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/C1, Meadowhall Interchange/A1 and Edinburgh, St Andrew's House. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 43m.

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The distance between Alton Towers Station and Kirknewton Station is 211 miles. The road distance is 260 miles.

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The best way to get from Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station without a car is to bus and train which takes 6h 35m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 35m to get from Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station, including transfers.

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Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station bus services, operated by Hulleys of Baslow, depart from Alton Towers Entrance station.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station is 260 miles. It takes approximately 4h 27m to drive from Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station.

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Map of how to get from Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station.
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  • Distance: 211.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 35m

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

You can take a bus from Alton Towers Station to Kirknewton Station via Alton Towers Entrance, Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D4, Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/C1, Meadowhall Interchange/A1, Edinburgh, Bus Station, and Edinburgh, St Andrew's House in around 10h 43m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£11 - £110
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £370
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£230 - £310
Train from Stafford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£13 - £50
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Stafford to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £40
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Stafford to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £180
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£130 - £180
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£110 - £300
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£110 - £140
Anytime Day 1st Class
£210 - £300
Train from Stafford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Stafford to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £31
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Kettering to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
TransPennine Express Service
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Kirknewton
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £7
Train from Glasgow Central to Kirknewton
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £23
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Stafford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Stafford to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£19 - £28
Website
tfw.wales
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stafford to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £13
Train from Stafford to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £60
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £60
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Derby to Leicester
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £23
Train from Leicester to Kettering
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £19
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Train from Kettering to Luton
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £24
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Bus operators
D&G Bus
Phone
01782 332337
Email
info@dgbus.co.uk
Website
dgbus.co.uk
Bus from Alton, Station Road to Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
D&G Bus
Hulleys of Baslow
Phone
01246 582246
Email
office2008@hulleys-of-baslow.co.uk
Website
hulleys-of-baslow.co.uk
Bus from Alton Towers Entrance to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D4
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Hulleys of Baslow
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Meadowhall Interchange/A1 to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £25
Website
Megabus UK

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