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

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Derby

$135 - $196

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Bus  •  7 h 56 min

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

$26 - $31

4 alternative options

Train via Newport (S Wales)  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Crewe

$120 - $195

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Alton Towers Station 200.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Exeter to Manchester, bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  2. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance

$64 - $197

Train to Bristol, fly to Chester, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chester (CEG) BRS - CEG
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Uttoxeter

$212 - $398

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Exeter to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Exeter to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Exeter to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Exeter to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stoke-On-Trent station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Alton Towers Station is 200 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Exeter to Alton Towers Station.

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 171.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Exeter to Alton Towers Station every 2 hours. 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 - $25 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
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $130
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$21 - $30
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 from Exeter to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com

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There are 497+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Exeter Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 26 min and costs .

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