There are 4 ways to get from Derby to Alton Towers Waterpark by train, taxi, 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, taxi  •  44 min

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

$56 - $79

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 - $170

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Alton Towers Waterpark 28.6 miles

$6 - $9

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

Notts & Derby operates a bus from Derby to Alton Towers Waterpark 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
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $19
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 Waterpark
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Derby and Alton Towers Waterpark is 28 km. The road distance is 46 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Derby to Alton Towers Waterpark is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs £100 - £130.

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

It takes approximately 44 min to get from Derby to Alton Towers Waterpark, including transfers.