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

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Train, taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Uttoxeter
  2. Take a taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Station

$46 - $63

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Bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$3 - $5

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Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Derby to Alton Towers Station 26.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Alton Towers Station 26.5 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Derby to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to Alton Towers Station is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Derby, Bus Station station and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Derby and Alton Towers Station is 18 miles. The road distance is 26.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Derby to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train and taxi which takes 36 min and costs £35 - £50.

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from Derby to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Derby to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Notts & Derby, arrive at Derby, Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Derby to Alton Towers Station is 26 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Derby to Alton Towers Station.

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The nearest airport to Alton Towers Station is East Midlands (EMA) Airport which is 26.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include Manchester (MAN) (30.9 miles), Birmingham (BHX) (37.4 miles), Liverpool (LPL) (46.9 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (100.1 miles).

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There are 509+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Derby to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 18.1 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

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

Notts & Derby operates a bus from Derby to Alton Towers Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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