There are 5 ways to get from Birmingham to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, taxi 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  •  2 h 2 min

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

$81 - $115

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent National Express
  2. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$15 - $18

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 58 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

$38 - $56

Taxi  •  1 h

  1. Take a taxi from Birmingham to Alton Towers Station 47.2 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Alton Towers Station 47.2 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Alton Towers Station is to taxi which costs £160 - £200 and takes 1 h.

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The distance between Birmingham and Alton Towers Station is 35 miles. The road distance is 47.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from Birmingham to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Hanley, Bus Station (stand A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 34.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Birmingham to Alton Towers Station via Derby and Uttoxeter in around 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Alton Towers Station via Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley, Bus Station (stand A), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 3 h 16 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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
National Express
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
Other operators
Taxi from Birmingham to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$210 - $260
TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 121 427 8888
Website
toataxis.co.uk
Birmingham Taxis
Phone
+44 121 775 0017
Website
taxisbirmingham.co.uk

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