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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Barnsley to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby
  3. Take the train from Derby to Uttoxeter

$61 - $128

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Barnsley to Derby National Express
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$13 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Barnsley to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$18 - $69

Line 2 bus, bus, line 110 bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Worsbrough Common, Brinckman Street (Outside Kitchen Design Centre) to Sheffield Centre, Moor Market ES3 X17 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Moor Market ES5 to Matlock, Bakewell Road X17
  3. Take the line 110 bus from Matlock, Bakewell Road (Co-op) to Ashbourne, Bus Station 110 / ...

$25 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station 80.8 miles

$17 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £9 - £16 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Barnsley and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Derby, Bus Station and Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Barnsley and Alton Towers Station is 43 miles. The road distance is 80.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £45 - £100.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Barnsley to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Barnsley station.

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The best way to get from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £45 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £16 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Barnsley 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 Barnsley to Alton Towers Station is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station.

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Map of how to get from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 43.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station via Sheffield, Derby, and Uttoxeter in around 2 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station via Derby, Derby, Bus Station, Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 4 h 27 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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
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 Barnsley to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Worsbrough Common, Brinckman Street (Outside Kitchen Design Centre) to Sheffield Centre, Moor Market ES3
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Moor Market ES5 to Matlock, Bakewell Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Moor Market ES5 to Matlock, Bakewell Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Yourbus
Website
catchyourbus.co.uk
Bus from Matlock, Bakewell Road (Co-op) to Ashbourne, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
catchyourbus.co.uk

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