There are 4 ways to get from Bath to Alton Towers Station by train, bus 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

Train  •  4 h 48 min

$117 - $205

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. 37 / ...
  2. X32

$29 - $38

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. X52

$81 - $140

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. 142.1 miles

$30 - $45

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Bath to Alton Towers Station hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bath to Alton Towers Station via Bristol, Bus Station, Bristol, Birmingham, Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley, Bus Station (stand A), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 8 h 12 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Gloucester to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $65
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Bus operators
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bath and Alton Towers Station is 181 km. The road distance is 227 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bath to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Bath to Alton Towers Station is to drive which takes 2 h 36 min and costs £22 - £35.

No, there is no direct bus from Bath to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Bath City Centre, Westgate Buildings and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Bristol, Birmingham and Hanley, Bus Station (stand A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Bath to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.