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

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Train  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Derby

$111 - $160

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Bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$22 - $34

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Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Alton Towers Station 128.8 miles

$27 - $40

Train to Southampton, fly, train  •  5 h 29 min

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

$174 - $403

Train to Exeter, fly, train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$185 - $405

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £16 - £26 and takes 6 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Derby, Bus Station and Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 47 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Alton Towers Station is 110 miles. The road distance is 128.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs £80 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Bristol to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Bristol to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs £80 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £26 and takes 6 h 47 min.

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

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Bristol to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Notts & Derby, arrive at Alton Towers Entrance station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 110.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Bristol to Alton Towers Station hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Alton Towers Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Derby, Derby, Bus Station, Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 6 h 47 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Alton Towers Station is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from Bristol to Alton Towers Station.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 498+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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