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

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Train, taxi  •  43 min

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

$56 - $74

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 13 min

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

$3 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Derby to Alton Towers Waterpark 28.6 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Alton Towers Waterpark 28.6 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Derby to Alton Towers Waterpark is to bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to Alton Towers Waterpark is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 40 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 once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Derby and Alton Towers Waterpark is 17 miles. The road distance is 28.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Derby to Alton Towers Waterpark without a car is to train and taxi which takes 43 min and costs £40 - £60.

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It takes approximately 43 min to get from Derby to Alton Towers Waterpark, including transfers.

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

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Derby to Alton Towers Waterpark 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 Waterpark is 29 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Derby to Alton Towers Waterpark.

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There are 509+ hotels available in Alton Towers Waterpark. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Derby to Alton Towers Waterpark.
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  • Distance: 17.3 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

Notts & Derby operates a bus from Derby to Alton Towers Waterpark once daily. 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
Hourly
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
Phone
01332 204568
Email
ndtraffic@nottsderby.co.uk
Website
nottsderby.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
nottsderby.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Waterpark
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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