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

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Train  •  3 h 38 min

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

$84 - $149

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 37 min

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

$17 - $25

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Buxton
  3. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices) 442 / ...

$36 - $49

Train, bus via Manchester Airport  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Market Place
  3. Take the bus from Buxton, Market Place to Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices) 442 / ...

$39 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Alton Towers Station 98.9 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £12 - £19 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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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 and Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Blackpool and Alton Towers Station is 75 miles. The road distance is 98.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £60 - £120.

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

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Blackpool to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Blackpool station.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £60 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £19 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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Blackpool 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 Blackpool to Alton Towers Station is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to drive from Blackpool to Alton Towers Station.

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Map of how to get from Blackpool to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 75.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackpool to Alton Towers Station via Derby, Derby, Bus Station, Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 5 h 37 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
$21 - $30
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Buxton
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
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 Blackpool to Derby
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Market Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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