There are 4 ways to get from Gloucester to Alton Towers Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Derby

$99 - $142

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Bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$19 - $31

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Derby
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$56 - $83

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Gloucester to Alton Towers Station 95.1 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gloucester to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gloucester to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Derby, Bus Station and Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Gloucester and Alton Towers Station is 79 miles. The road distance is 95.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs £75 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Gloucester to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Gloucester to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs £75 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £24 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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Gloucester to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Notts & Derby, arrive at Alton Towers Entrance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gloucester to Alton Towers Station is 95 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Gloucester to Alton Towers Station.

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  • Distance: 78.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Gloucester to Alton Towers Station hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gloucester to Alton Towers Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Derby, Derby, Bus Station, Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 5 h 52 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gloucester to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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