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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 11 min

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

$58 - $99

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the night bus from Chester to Stoke-On-Trent National Express
  2. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$15 - $18

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$23 - $79

Line 3 bus, bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Crewe Arms Hotel to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop) 3 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$24 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Alton Towers Station 52.8 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chester and Alton Towers Station is 70 km. The road distance is 84 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chester to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Chester to Alton Towers Station is to drive which takes 1 h 14 min and costs £8 - £13.

No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Hanley, Bus Station (stand A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Chester to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Chester to Alton Towers Station via Crewe and Uttoxeter in around 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Alton Towers Station via Crewe, Crewe Arms Hotel, Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop), Hanley, Bus Station (stand A), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 3 h 52 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $15
First Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
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
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Single
$21 - $35
Train from Crewe to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $5
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$10 - $15
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Crewe to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Crewe to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Bus from Crewe Arms Hotel to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK

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