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There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Crewe

$191 - $286

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Bus  •  7h 58m

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

$52 - $63

8 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Kidsgrove

$125 - $169

Drive  •  4h 26m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station 263.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Glasgow to Manchester, train, taxi  •  4h 3m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take a taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Station

$139 - $426

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Stoke-on-Trent

$138 - $313

Fly Glasgow to East Midlands, train, taxi  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Uttoxeter
  3. Take a taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Station

$95 - $246

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester, train  •  4h 38m

  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

$137 - $332

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 16m

  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 International to Stoke-on-Trent

$146 - $339

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA

$103 - $252

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £40 - £50 and takes 7h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station is to fly and train and taxi which costs £100 - £330 and takes 4h 3m.

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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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The best way to get from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 4h 43m and costs £140 - £220.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 4h 43m and costs £140 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £50 and takes 7h 58m.

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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 Glasgow to Alton Towers Station is 264 miles. It takes approximately 4h 26m to drive from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 221.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 43m

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $220 and the journey takes 2h 59m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $29 and the journey takes 6h 50m.

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 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
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 Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
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 Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
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
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
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $18
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 Glasgow to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
National Express
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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