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

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Train  •  2h 51m

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

$72 - $127

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Barnsley Town Centre, Stand A1 to Chesterfield, Coach Station X17
  2. Take the bus from Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street to Derby, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane Swi

$21 - $30

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Barnsley to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane Swi

$42 - $87

Bus National Express  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange to Sheffield Centre, Fitzalan Square 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Quixhill Lane Swi

$32 - $43

Drive  •  1h 24m

  1. Drive from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station 80.8 miles

$17 - $25

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

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

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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 2h 51m and costs £55 - £100.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs £55 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 5h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barnsley to Alton Towers Station is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station.

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There are 503+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 43.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 51m

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 2h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barnsley to Alton Towers Station via Sheffield Centre, Fitzalan Square, Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street, Derby, Bus Station, and Quixhill Lane in around 5h 5m.

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
29m
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
$23 - $35
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
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Quixhill Lane
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange to Sheffield Centre, Fitzalan Square
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Bus from Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange to Chesterfield, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnsley Town Centre, Stand A1 to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Bus from Barnsley Town Centre, Stand A1 to Chesterfield, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach Chesterfield
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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
National Express
Bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Bus from Chesterfield to Derby
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express

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