There are 4 ways to get from Eastleigh to Alton Towers by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Stafford
  2. Take the bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance X41

Cheapest option

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train, bus  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance

£80 - £233

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 5m

  1. Drive from Eastleigh to Alton Towers 173.1 miles

£28 - £45

Fly to Manchester, train, bus  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent station to Alton Towers Entrance

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The cheapest way to get from Eastleigh to Alton Towers is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Eastleigh to Alton Towers is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 5m.

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The distance between Eastleigh and Alton Towers is 143 miles. The road distance is 173.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Eastleigh to Alton Towers without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 16m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Eastleigh to Alton Towers, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Eastleigh to Alton Towers is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from Eastleigh to Alton Towers.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 560+ hotels available in Alton Towers. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Eastleigh to Alton Towers.
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  • Distance: 142.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Eastleigh, England and Alton Towers, England?

There is no direct connection from Eastleigh to Alton Towers. However, you can take the train to Stafford, take the walk to Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station, take the bus to Alton Towers Entrance, then take the walk to Alton Towers. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Alton Towers.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £400
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £400
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Stafford
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Single
£55 - £90
Off-Peak Single
£55 - £85
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £28
Anytime Single
£26 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£15 - £23
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Single
£35 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£27 - £40
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £55
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
First Anytime Day Single
£18 - £27
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £19
Off-Peak Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Single
£35 - £55
Bus operators
D&G Bus
Phone
01782 332337
Email
info@dgbus.co.uk
Website
dgbus.co.uk
Bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
D&G Bus
First in The Potteries
Phone
0345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stoke-on-Trent station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
First in The Potteries
Notts & Derby
Phone
01332 204568
Email
ndtraffic@nottsderby.co.uk
Website
nottsderby.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Notts & Derby

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