There are 5 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road Skylink Nottingham / ...
  2. Take the train from Derby to Uttoxeter

$53 - $107

Cheapest 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

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

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

$160 - $200

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

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 3 h.

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

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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.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Alton Towers Station is 26 miles. The road distance is 36.2 miles.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs £40 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Kinchbus, depart from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) station.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Notts & Derby, arrive at Alton Towers Entrance station.

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Map of how to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 26.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

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.

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
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Trent Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 115 950 5050
Website
trentcars.com
Fon-A-Car
Phone
+44 115 950 0500
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 116 255 5111
Website
abc-taxis-leicester.co.uk
Swift Fox Cabs
Phone
+44 116 262 8222
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Alton Towers Station
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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