There are 5 ways to get from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool by 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

Train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Uttoxeter to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Preston

$86 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Alton Towers Entrance to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) X52
  2. Take the bus from Derby to Blackpool National Express

$18 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices) to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) 442 / ...
  2. Take the train from Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North

$35 - $49

Bus, train via Manchester Airport  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices) to Buxton, Market Place (Stop A) 442 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Market Place (Stop B) to Manchester Airport The Station
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$39 - $54

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool 101.2 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Alton Towers Entrance and arriving at Blackpool via Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) and Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Alton Towers Waterpark and Blackpool is 76 miles. The road distance is 101.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs £65 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool, including transfers.

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Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool bus services, operated by Notts & Derby, depart from Alton Towers Entrance station.

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The best way to get from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs £65 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 75.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Alton Towers Waterpark, England and Blackpool, England?

You can take a train from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool via Uttoxeter, Crewe, and Preston in around 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool via Alton Towers Entrance, Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station), Derby, Morledge (Bus Station), and Derby in around 5 h 37 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Uttoxeter to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$21 - $30
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Preston
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices) to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices) to Buxton, Market Place (Stop A)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Market Place (Stop B) to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Alton Towers Entrance to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 Blackpool
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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