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There are 5 ways to get from Grantham to Alton Towers Station by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the train from Grantham to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Derby to Uttoxeter

$66 - $125

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Grantham, Bus Station to Loughborough, Baxter Gate 8
  2. Take the bus from Loughborough, High Street to Derby, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Quixhill Lane Swi

$28 - $36

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the train from Grantham to Nottingham
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane SWI - swift / ...

$36 - $85

Bus via Nottingham, Angel Row A4  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham, Angel Row A4 to Derby, Bus Station Y5
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane SWI - swift / ...

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Grantham to Alton Towers Station 67.2 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Grantham to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Grantham to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1h 16m.

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The distance between Grantham and Alton Towers Station is 53 miles. The road distance is 67.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Grantham to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 2h 37m and costs £50 - £100.

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It takes approximately 2h 37m to get from Grantham to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Grantham to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 2h 37m and costs £50 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 11m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grantham to Alton Towers Station is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Grantham to Alton Towers Station.

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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 Grantham to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 52.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 37m

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

You can take a train from Grantham to Alton Towers Station via Nottingham, Derby, and Uttoxeter in around 2h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grantham to Alton Towers Station via Nottingham, Nottingham Station Tram Stop, Nottingham, Old Market Square Tram Stop, Nottingham, Angel Row A4, Derby, Bus Station, and Denstone, Marlpit Lane in around 4h 11m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Single
$15 - $22
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
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Quixhill Lane
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Yourbus
Phone
01773 714 013
Email
talk@catchyourbus.co.uk
Website
catchyourbus.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham, Angel Row A4 to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
catchyourbus.co.uk
Centrebus
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Grantham, Bus Station to Loughborough, Baxter Gate
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Loughborough, High Street to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk

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