There are 6 ways to get from Exeter to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, car or plane

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 CrossCountry  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Derby

$134 - $195

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Stoke-On-Trent National Express

$26 - $31

4 alternative options

Train via Cardiff Central  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Crewe

$131 - $210

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Alton Towers Station 200.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Manchester, train, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance

$79 - $254

Fly to London City, train, bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance

$98 - $369

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £20 - £24 and takes 7 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Alton Towers Station is 172 miles. The road distance is 200.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Exeter to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Hanley, Bus Station (stand A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 56 min.

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What companies run services between Exeter, England and Alton Towers Station, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Exeter to Alton Towers Station hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Exeter to Alton Towers Station once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Exeter to Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Derby
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter Central to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk

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