There are 4 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$8 - $10

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station 36.2 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station 36.2 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  40 min

  1. Take a town car from East Midlands Airport to Alton Towers Station 36.2 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between East Midlands Airport (EMA), England and Alton Towers Station, England?

You can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station via Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) and Alton Towers Entrance in around 3 h.

Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Trent Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 115 950 5050
Website
trentcars.com
Fon-A-Car
Phone
+44 115 950 0500
Swift Fox Cabs
Phone
+44 116 262 8222
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 116 255 5111
Website
abc-taxis-leicester.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Alton Towers Station
Estimated price
$110 - $170

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station?

The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Alton Towers Station is 42 km. The road distance is 58 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station?

The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 3 h.

What is the fastest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station?

The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs £130 - £160.

Is there a direct bus between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Alton Towers Station?

No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

How long does it take to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station?

It takes approximately 3 h to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.