There are 6 ways to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Uttoxeter

$84 - $157

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport to Derby National Express
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$30 - $41

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$41 - $98

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station 47.7 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station 47.7 miles

$10 - $15

Towncar  •  59 min

  1. Take a town car from Birmingham Airport to Alton Towers Station 47.7 miles

$120 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station is to taxi which costs £170 - £210 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Airport and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Derby, Bus Station and Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Alton Towers Station is 37 miles. The road distance is 47.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs £60 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Birmingham Airport station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs £60 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Notts & Derby, arrive at Alton Towers Entrance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station is 48 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 37.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

What companies run services between Birmingham Airport (BHX), England and Alton Towers Station, England?

You can take a train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station via Birmingham New Street, Derby, and Uttoxeter in around 2 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station via Derby, Derby, Bus Station, Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 4 h 27 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
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
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 Birmingham Airport to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 121 427 8888
Website
toataxis.co.uk
Birmingham Taxis
Phone
+44 121 775 0017
Website
taxisbirmingham.co.uk
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 777 777
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Taxis 4 U
Phone
+44 1926 487920
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 777 777
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Birmingham Airport to Alton Towers Station
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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