There are 12 ways to get from Fort William to Alton Towers Station by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club (Ashburn Lane) to Anniesland Cross (Herschell Street) 914 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Uttoxeter

$211 - $325

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Bus  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Stoke-On-Trent National Express

$52 - $67

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Dalmuir
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Uttoxeter

$214 - $334

Bus, train TransPennine Express  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Kidsgrove

$136 - $192

Train CrossCountry  •  13 h 14 min

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

$152 - $226

Drive  •  6 h 30 min

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

$75 - $120

Bus to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands  •  8 h 40 min

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

$63 - $209

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby

$103 - $290

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Manchester  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN

$77 - $313

Bus to Inverness, fly to Manchester, bus  •  9 h

  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 bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance

$95 - $269

Bus to Inverness, fly to Birmingham, train  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Birmingham (BHX) INV - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby

$116 - $386

Bus, train to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
  2. Take the train from Pitlochry to Edinburgh Gateway
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA

$94 - $235

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Glasgow and Hanley, Bus Station (stand A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 16 min.

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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 bus and train which takes 9 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to get from Fort William to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Fort William to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Fort William, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 9 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to East Midlands Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Fort William 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 Fort William to Alton Towers Station is 369 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to drive from Fort William to Alton Towers Station.

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Flybe offers flights from Glasgow Airport to East Midlands Airport.

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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: 9 h 4 min

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 Dalmuir, Glasgow Central Low Level, Glasgow Central, Crewe, and Uttoxeter in around 9 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Alton Towers Station via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley, Bus Station (stand A), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 13 h 16 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Inverness to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Inverness to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Pitlochry to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $29
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$29 - $45
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
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Derby
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$120 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$130 - $190
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Yacht Club (Ashburn Lane) to Anniesland Cross (Herschell Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
nationalexpress.com
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
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
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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