There are 12 ways to get from Belfast to Alton Towers Station by car ferry, car, train, bus, bus and ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Carferry, drive  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the carferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the carferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Drive from Liverpool to Alton Towers Station

$47 - $150

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Carferry, train via Douglas, Isle of Man  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the carferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the carferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
  4. Take the train from Crewe to Uttoxeter

$95 - $222

Carferry Stena Line, train  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the carferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe

$67 - $97

Carferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Take the carferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
  5. Take the train from Crewe to Uttoxeter

$275 - $461

Bus, bus and ferry  •  17 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent

$66 - $81

Fly Belfast City to East Midlands, bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to East Midlands (EMA) BHD - EMA
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance

$50 - $274

Fly Belfast City to Manchester, bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Manchester (MAN) BHD - MAN
  2. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance

$49 - $178

Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Birmingham (BHX) BHD - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance

$80 - $275

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Manchester (MAN) BFS - MAN
  2. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance

$52 - $152

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Liverpool (LPL) BFS - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Uttoxeter

$97 - $212

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Birmingham, train, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Birmingham (BHX) BFS - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance

$83 - $299

Fly Belfast City to Leeds Bradford, train, bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) BHD - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance

$72 - $255

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Dublin, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Hanley, Bus Station (stand A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 21 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Alton Towers Station is 200 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Alton Towers Station without a car is to carferry and train which takes 9 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Belfast to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Belfast to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to East Midlands Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Belfast to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stoke-On-Trent station.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to East Midlands Airport.

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There are 497+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast City Airport is to line 600 shuttle which takes 8 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 199.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 52 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Alton Towers Station, England?

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Alton Towers Station. However, you can take the carferry to Douglas, Isle of Man, take the carferry to Liverpool, then take the drive to Alton Towers Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to Alton Towers Station via Douglas, Isle of Man, Liverpool, Moorfields, Liverpool South Parkway, Crewe, and Uttoxeter in around 9 h 55 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $160
Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$21 - $30
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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 and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$35
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$226
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$40
Passenger Flexi
$66
Standard Car
$92

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