There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to Alton Towers Station by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Derby

$109 - $166

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Nottingham Station Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Nottingham, Coach Stop S10 to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$17 - $23

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$65 - $96

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Alton Towers Station 130.4 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Alton Towers Station is 101 miles. The road distance is 130.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Cambridge to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Nottingham, Coach Stop S10. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Alton Towers Station via Leicester, Derby, and Uttoxeter in around 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Alton Towers Station via Nottingham Station Street, Nottingham, Coach Stop S10, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 5 h 48 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
National Express
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham, Coach Stop S10 to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk

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