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

Recommended option

Car ferry, bus, train  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Crewe

$118 - $238

Cheapest option

Fly Belfast City to East Midlands, bus  •  5 h 24 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

10 alternative options

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
  4. Take the train from Crewe to Uttoxeter

$213 - $372

Car ferry, train  •  13 h 16 min

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

$69 - $97

Bus, bus and ferry  •  17 h 11 min

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

$51 - $67

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Alton Towers Station

$94 - $124

Fly Belfast City to Manchester, train, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Manchester (MAN) BHD - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance

$64 - $235

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester, train, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Manchester (MAN) BFS - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance

$67 - $209

Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train, bus  •  6 h 2 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 Birmingham, train, bus  •  6 h 24 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 (Aldergrove) to Liverpool, train, bus  •  7 h 34 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 bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance

$57 - $156

Fly Belfast City to Leeds Bradford, train, bus  •  7 h 23 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

$92 - $255

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Alton Towers Station is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £35 - £55 and takes 17 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Alton Towers Station is to fly and bus which costs £35 - £210 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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

It takes approximately 12 h 4 min to get from Belfast to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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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 11 min.

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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 car ferry to Cairnryan, take the bus to Carlisle, take the walk to Carlisle, take the train to Crewe, take the train to Stoke-on-Trent, take the walk to Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station, take the bus to Alton Towers Entrance, then take the walk to Alton Towers Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to Alton Towers Station via Cairnryan, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Stranraer, Port Rodie, Stranraer, Glasgow Central, Crewe, and Uttoxeter in around 12 h 49 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 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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, 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 Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
Train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $140
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $35
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
50 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
$20 - $30
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
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
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
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
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
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$169
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
$225

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