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 37 min

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

$83 - $134

Cheapest option

Line 1 bus, line 36 bus, line 42 bus, bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange to Bolton Interchange 1
  2. Take the line 36 bus from Bolton Interchange to Manchester City Centre, Mosley St (Toni & Guy) 36 / ...
  3. Take the line 42 bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Stockport Bus Station 42
  4. Take the bus from Stockport Bus Station to Buxton, Market Place
  5. Take the bus from Buxton, Market Place to Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices) 442 / ...
  6. Take the bus from Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$24 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 5 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

Train, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Crewe
  3. Take the bus from Crewe Arms Hotel to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop) 3 / ...

$58 - $82

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Blackburn to Alton Towers Station 84 miles

$18 - $26

Questions & Answers

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 5 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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The best way to get from Blackburn to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Blackburn to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Blackburn to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by The Burnley Bus Company, depart from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) station.

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 3 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 5 min.

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Blackburn to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by First in The Potteries, arrive at Alton Towers Entrance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackburn to Alton Towers Station is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Blackburn to Alton Towers Station.

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There are 497+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Blackburn to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 58.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

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 37 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 5 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
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Wigan North Western to Crewe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
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
$20 - $30
Bus operators
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Bus from Crewe Arms Hotel to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
D&G Bus
Phone
01782 332337
Email
info@dgbus.co.uk
Website
dgbus.co.uk
Bus from Crewe Arms Hotel to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
dgbus.co.uk
The Blackburn Bus Company
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Stockport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to Buxton, Market Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Market Place to Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk

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