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

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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

$190 - $290

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Bus  •  9 h 6 min

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

$30 - $36

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Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Derby

$139 - $207

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 36 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

$50 - $188

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands, bus  •  6 h 14 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

$57 - $194

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train, bus  •  6 h 27 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

$90 - $269

Fly Glasgow to Manchester, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  2. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance

$64 - $292

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester, bus  •  7 h 8 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 bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance

$61 - $198

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train, bus  •  7 h 5 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

$97 - $295

Questions & Answers

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 9 h 6 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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The best way to get from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 4 h 51 min and costs .

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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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Glasgow to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 4 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 6 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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Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Alton Towers Station is 264 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to drive from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 221.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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 $23 - $29 and the journey takes 6 h 50 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 Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
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
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 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 50 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
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
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 27 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 Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
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
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
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 - $210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $210
Off-Peak Single
$150 - $220
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
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
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.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

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There are 497+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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