There are 5 ways to get from Ashford to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 5 min

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

$134 - $196

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Bus  •  9 h 43 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 Railway Staqtion (Nottingham Railway Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$27 - $37

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 4 min

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

$101 - $207

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Ashford to Alton Towers Station 212.5 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly, bus  •  7 h 26 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 bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance

$131 - $353

Questions & Answers

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 Railway Staqtion (Nottingham Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 43 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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The best way to get from Ashford to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Ashford to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Ashford to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) station.

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The best way to get from Ashford to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Ashford to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Notts & Derby, arrive at Alton Towers Entrance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ashford to Alton Towers Station is 213 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to drive from Ashford to Alton Towers Station.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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  • Distance: 174 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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 5 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 Railway Staqtion (Nottingham Railway Station), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 9 h 43 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
Train operators
Southeastern
Eurostar
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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 Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Bus operators
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham Railway Staqtion (Nottingham Railway Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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 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 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com

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