There are 6 ways to get from Burnley to Alton Towers Waterpark by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Uttoxeter

$96 - $154

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Bus via Stockport Bus Station  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Art Gallery) X43
  2. Take the bus from Stockport Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  3. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices) 442 / ...

$24 - $26

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$61 - $94

Bus, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X43
  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 / ...

$27 - $34

Bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X43
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Buxton
  3. Take the bus from Buxton, Market Place to Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices) 442 / ...

$25 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Alton Towers Waterpark 74.8 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Alton Towers Waterpark is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burnley to Alton Towers Waterpark is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Burnley to Alton Towers Waterpark. However, there are services departing from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Buxton, Market Place and Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 47 min.

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The distance between Burnley and Alton Towers Waterpark is 58 miles. The road distance is 74.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Alton Towers Waterpark without a car is to train which takes 3 h 57 min and costs £70 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Burnley to Alton Towers Waterpark, including transfers.

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Burnley to Alton Towers Waterpark bus services, operated by The Burnley Bus Company, depart from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) station.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Alton Towers Waterpark is to train which takes 3 h 57 min and costs £70 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £24 and takes 6 h 47 min.

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Burnley to Alton Towers Waterpark bus services, operated by High Peak, arrive at Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices).

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Yes, the driving distance between Burnley to Alton Towers Waterpark is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Burnley to Alton Towers Waterpark.

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  • Distance: 58 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

What companies run services between Burnley, England and Alton Towers Waterpark, England?

You can take a train from Burnley to Alton Towers Waterpark via Preston, Crewe, and Uttoxeter in around 3 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Alton Towers Waterpark via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House), Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Buxton, Buxton, Market Place, Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 6 h 47 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Buxton
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
Bus operators
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
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Art Gallery)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.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 Buxton, Market Place to Ashbourne, Bus Station (Council Offices)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Buxton
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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