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

Line 3 tram, train, taxi  •  1 h 39 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

$96 - $155

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 7 min

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

$220 - $270

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

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

$9 - $14

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
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
$17 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station?

The distance between Ashton-under-Lyne and Alton Towers Station is 58 km. The road distance is 72 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station?

The cheapest way to get from Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 1 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station?

The quickest way to get from Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station is to taxi which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £160 - £200.

How long does it take to get from Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station?

It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Ashton-under-Lyne to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.