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There are 11 ways to get from Fort William 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.

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Crewe

$225 - $334

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Stoke-On-Trent National Express

$74 - $94

9 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Kidsgrove

$145 - $211

Train CrossCountry  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Derby

$168 - $244

Drive  •  6h 30m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Alton Towers Station 368.7 miles

$75 - $120

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$152 - $447

Bus to Inverness, fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN) INV - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$170 - $406

Bus to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA

$108 - $267

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Stoke-on-Trent

$151 - $334

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$169 - $374

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA

$135 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £55 - £75 and takes 12h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Alton Towers Station is to bus and fly and train which costs £110 - £350 and takes 6h 26m.

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The distance between Fort William and Alton Towers Station is 296 miles. The road distance is 368.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 9h 37m and costs £170 - £260.

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It takes approximately 9h 37m to get from Fort William to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 9h 37m and costs £170 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £75 and takes 12h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Alton Towers Station is 369 miles. It takes approximately 6h 30m to drive from Fort William to Alton Towers Station.

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easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 503+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 295.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 37m

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Alton Towers Station, England?

You can take a train from Fort William to Alton Towers Station via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court, Glasgow, Central Station, Glasgow Central, Crewe, and Blythe Bridge in around 9h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Alton Towers Station via Glasgow, Hanley, Bus Station, and Kingsley Holt, Crossroads in around 12h 52m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Kidsgrove
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Derby
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$120 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Birmingham International to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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 Glasgow to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
National Express
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
shielbuses.co.uk

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