There are 5 ways to get from Blackburn to Alton Towers Station by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Uttoxeter

$83 - $134

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X43
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Stoke-On-Trent
  3. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$29 - $33

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Manchester Victoria
  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 X32

$34 - $79

Line 481 bus, train, bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 481 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Bury Interchange 481
  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 X32

$35 - $76

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Blackburn to Alton Towers Station 84 miles

$18 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackburn to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Blackburn and Alton Towers Station is 59 miles. The road distance is 84 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Blackburn to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackburn station to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street), Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Hanley, Bus Station (stand A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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

You can take a train from Blackburn to Alton Towers Station via Preston, Crewe, and Uttoxeter in around 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackburn to Alton Towers Station via Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H), Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street), Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House), Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley, Bus Station (stand A), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 6 h 10 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Crewe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
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
$21 - $30
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
$16 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
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
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Bury Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
rossobus.com
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
National Express

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