There are 4 ways to get from Alton Towers Station to London Paddington Station by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to London Euston

$158 - $228

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Alton Towers Entrance to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) X52
  2. Take the train from Derby to London St Pancras International

$66 - $94

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Alton Towers Station to London Paddington Station 148.5 miles

$30 - $50

Bus, train, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Alton Towers Entrance to Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR

$128 - $359

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alton Towers Station to London Paddington Station is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alton Towers Station to London Paddington Station is to train which costs £120 - £180 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Alton Towers Station and London Paddington Station is 125 miles. The road distance is 148.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Alton Towers Station to London Paddington Station, including transfers.

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Alton Towers Station to London Paddington Station hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $140 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Bus operators
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Alton Towers Entrance to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Alton Towers Entrance to Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK

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