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There are 7 ways to get from Dublin to Alton by car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Recommended option

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe

$118 - $197

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  12h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent National Express

$49 - $63

5 alternative options

Car ferry P&O Ferries, train  •  14h 14m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe

$89 - $247

Car ferry, drive  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Alton

$67 - $87

Fly to Manchester, train, taxi  •  3h 43m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take a taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton

$94 - $276

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Stoke-on-Trent

$98 - $283

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Blythe Bridge

$75 - $299

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Alton is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 12h.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Alton is to fly and train and taxi which costs 80€ - 240€ and takes 3h 43m.

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The distance between Dublin and Alton is 293 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Alton without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 8h 22m and costs 100€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 8h 22m to get from Dublin to Alton, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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British Airways, Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Dublin Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 508+ hotels available in Alton. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 14m and costs 4€ - 11€.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Alton.
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  • Distance: 183.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 22m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Alton Towers, Alton ST10 4DB, United Kingdom?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Alton. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the train to Crewe, take the train to Blythe Bridge, then take the taxi to Alton. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Alton via Birmingham, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Hanley, Bus Station, and Kingsley Holt, Crossroads in around 12h.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Train from Birmingham International to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Birmingham International to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Blythe Bridge
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Single
$13 - $20
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$131
Passenger & Car Flexi
$196
Overnight Cabin
$53
Other operators
Taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton
Ave. Duration
27m
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Stoke on Trent Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 33 33 33
Website
luckyseventaxis.co.uk
City Cabs Stoke
Phone
+44 1782 88 88 88
Website
citycabsstoke.com

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