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There are 4 ways to get from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 49 min

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

$98 - $172

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Stoke-On-Trent to Blackpool National Express

$57 - $69

2 alternative options

Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North

$110 - $174

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 drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 1 h 54 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 2 h 49 min and costs £75 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool is to train which takes 2 h 49 min and costs £75 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £55 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool is 101 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool.

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There are 907+ hotels available in Blackpool. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 75.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 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 Longton, Crewe, and Preston in around 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Alton Towers Waterpark to Blackpool once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Longton to Crewe
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $17
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Preston
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Crewe to Preston
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$190
Sleeper Seat
$18 - $26
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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
Bus operators
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 Blackpool
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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