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There are 7 ways to get from Brighton to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby

$133 - $181

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Derby National Express / ...

$69 - $99

5 alternative options

Train, line 101 bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Stafford
  3. Take the line 101 bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station to Hanley, Bus Station 101

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Brighton to Alton Towers Station 212.7 miles

$45 - $70

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$207 - $486

Train to Southampton, fly, train  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$161 - $387

Train to Cambridge, fly, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Cambridge
  2. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$184 - $450

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The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 31m.

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The distance between Brighton and Alton Towers Station is 168 miles. The road distance is 212.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs £100 - £140.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Brighton to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs £100 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £80 and takes 9h 3m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brighton to Alton Towers Station is 213 miles. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Brighton to Alton Towers Station.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 507+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 167.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 51m

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Alton Towers Station via London St Pancras International, Derby, and Uttoxeter in around 4h 51m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Brighton to Alton Towers Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 5h 25m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Stafford
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $130
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Bus operators
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station to Hanley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Gatwick Airport London South to Derby
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
National Express

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