There are 4 ways to get from Blackpool to Alton Towers Station by train, bus 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  •  3 h 39 min

$85 - $151

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. National Express
  2. X52

$22 - $26

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. X32

$51 - $88

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. 98.9 miles

$21 - $35

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

You can take a train from Blackpool to Alton Towers Station via Preston, Crewe, and Uttoxeter in around 3 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackpool to Alton Towers Station via Derby, Derby, Bus Station, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 5 h 28 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 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $45
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
$16 - $23
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Single
$21 - $35
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 Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Blackpool and Alton Towers Station is 120 km. The road distance is 158 km.

The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Alton Towers Station is to drive which takes 1 h 48 min and costs £15 - £23.

No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Blackpool and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Blackpool to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.