There are 3 ways to get from Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station by tram, train, taxi or car

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Line 3 tram, train, taxi  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 3 tram from Ashton-Under-Lyne (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) 3
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take a taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Station

$86 - $145

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station 45.2 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station 45.2 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The distance between Ashton-under-Lyne and Alton Towers Station is 36 miles. The road distance is 45.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station without a car is to line 3 tram and train and taxi which takes 1 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station is 45 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to drive from Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station.

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Map of how to get from Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 36.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

What companies run services between Ashton-under-Lyne, England and Alton Towers Station, England?

There is no direct connection from Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station. However, you can take the line 3 tram to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink), take the walk to Manchester Piccadilly, take the train to Stoke-on-Trent, then take the taxi to Alton Towers Station. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Alton Towers Station.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Ashton-Under-Lyne (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Other operators
Taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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