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There are 9 ways to get from Ayr to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Crewe

$192 - $286

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station X16
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Stoke-On-Trent National Express

$67 - $89

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the train from New Cumnock to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station to Ashbourne, Bus Station 442 / ...

$101 - $142

Drive  •  4h 39m

  1. Drive from Ayr to Alton Towers Station 258.7 miles

$55 - $80

Train to Glasgow, fly to Manchester, train  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$130 - $421

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Stoke-on-Trent

$129 - $308

Train to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands, train, taxi  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to Uttoxeter
  4. Take a taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Station

$86 - $237

Train, train to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$142 - $344

Train, train to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA

$108 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ayr to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Ayr to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 39m.

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The distance between Ayr and Alton Towers Station is 205 miles. The road distance is 258.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs £140 - £220.

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It takes approximately 6h 41m to get from Ayr to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs £140 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £70 and takes 10h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ayr to Alton Towers Station is 259 miles. It takes approximately 4h 39m to drive from Ayr to Alton Towers Station.

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easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 520+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ayr to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 205.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 41m

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

You can take a train from Ayr to Alton Towers Station via Glasgow Central, Crewe, and Blythe Bridge in around 6h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ayr to Alton Towers Station via Hamilton, Bus Station, Hamilton, Scotland, Hanley, Bus Station, and Kingsley Holt, Crossroads in around 10h 8m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from New Cumnock to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $26
Train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Birmingham International to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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 Hamilton, Scotland to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
National Express
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station to Ashbourne, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
High Peak
Other operators
Taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
12m
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Stoke on Trent Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 33 33 33
Website
luckyseventaxis.co.uk
City Cabs Stoke
Phone
+44 1782 88 88 88
Website
citycabsstoke.com

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