There are 6 ways to get from Folkestone 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  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent

$202 - $291

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to London Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk > La Haye > Rotterdam > Douvres > Canterbury > Londres / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Derby National Express

$29 - $38

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  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 X52

$70 - $147

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Alton Towers Station 226.5 miles

$45 - $70

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$227 - $503

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$214 - $543

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

You can take a train from Folkestone to Alton Towers Station via St Pancras International, London Euston, and Stoke-on-Trent in around 3 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to Alton Towers Station via Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, London, London Victoria Coach Station, Derby, Derby, Bus Station, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 9 h 48 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $150
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
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 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$90 - $130
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
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
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Derby
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Folkestone to Alton Towers Station?

The distance between Folkestone and Alton Towers Station is 298 km. The road distance is 362 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Alton Towers Station?

The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £20 - £28 and takes 9 h 48 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Folkestone to Alton Towers Station?

The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs £140 - £210.

Is there a direct bus between Folkestone and Alton Towers Station?

No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central Railway Station and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Canterbury, London Victoria Coach Station and Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 48 min.

How long does it take to get from Folkestone to Alton Towers Station?

It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Folkestone to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.