There are 5 ways to get from Bath to Alton Towers Waterpark 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 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Derby

$122 - $208

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent National Express

$28 - $38

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Stoke-on-Trent
  2. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$78 - $146

Train, bus via Gloucester  •  6 h 10 min

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

$80 - $134

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Bath to Alton Towers Waterpark 144.3 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bath to Alton Towers Waterpark is to bus which costs £21 - £29 and takes 8 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bath to Alton Towers Waterpark is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Bath and Alton Towers Waterpark is 114 miles. The road distance is 144.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Bath to Alton Towers Waterpark, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bath to Alton Towers Waterpark. However, there are services departing from Bath City Centre, Westgate Buildings and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Hanley, Bus Station (stand A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 42 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Bath to Alton Towers Waterpark hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bath to Alton Towers Waterpark via Bristol, Bus Station, Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley, Bus Station (stand A), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 8 h 42 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
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Bus operators
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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