There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Uttoxeter

$145 - $287

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 56 min

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

$29 - $35

8 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Derby

$138 - $205

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station 263.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Glasgow to East Midlands, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance

$49 - $187

Fly Glasgow to Manchester, train, bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - 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

$78 - $348

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance

$56 - $193

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train, bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance

$89 - $268

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester, train, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  4. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance

$75 - $254

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train, bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  4. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance

$96 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £22 - £27 and takes 8 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Alton Towers Station is 222 miles. The road distance is 263.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Hanley, Bus Station (stand A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 56 min.

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station via Crewe and Uttoxeter in around 4 h 51 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
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
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
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
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
33 min
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 Crewe
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $140
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
50 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
$20 - $30
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Derby
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $200
Off-Peak Single
$140 - $220
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
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
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Bus operators
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
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
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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