There are 6 ways to get from Ashford to Alton Towers 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  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International Est
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby

$101 - $196

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 021
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Nottingham Station Street
  3. Take the bus from Nottingham, Coach Stop S10 to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$27 - $37

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$122 - $189

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Ashford to Alton Towers Station 212.5 miles

$45 - $70

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train, bus  •  7 h 3 min

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

$146 - $411

Train, train to Southend, fly, bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  5. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance

$132 - $439

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £20 - £29 and takes 9 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Ashford and Alton Towers Station is 174 miles. The road distance is 212.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Ashford to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashford to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via London Victoria Coach Station and Nottingham, Coach Stop S10. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 33 min.

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

You can take a train from Ashford to Alton Towers Station via St Pancras International, London St Pancras International, Derby, and Uttoxeter in around 4 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ashford to Alton Towers Station via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London Victoria Coach Station, Nottingham Station Street, Nottingham, Coach Stop S10, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 9 h 33 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Ashford International to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $50
Premier
$57 - $63
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham, Coach Stop S10 to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk

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