There are 9 ways to get from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, night 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.

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Train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent

$188 - $272

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Bus, night bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Stansted Airport London 250
  2. Take the night bus from Stansted Airport London to Nottingham Station Street
  3. Take the bus from Broad Marsh Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$40 - $66

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Train, bus via Liverpool Street Underground Station  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$96 - $137

Train, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester
  3. Take the train from Leicester to Derby
  4. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$92 - $146

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station 183.5 miles

$35 - $60

Train to Norwich, fly, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$189 - $375

Train to Southend, fly, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Shenfield
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$186 - $503

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$216 - $485

Train to Cambridge, fly, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Cambridge
  2. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$166 - $419

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Stansted Airport London and Broad Marsh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

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The distance between Ipswich and Alton Towers Station is 144 miles. The road distance is 183.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 37 min and costs £140 - £210.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Norwich Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Ipswich 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 Ipswich to Alton Towers Station is 184 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to drive from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station.

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  • Distance: 144.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Euston Square Underground Station, London Euston, and Stoke-on-Trent in around 3 h 37 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Norwich
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
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
$16 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Broad Marsh Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ipswich to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Stansted Airport London to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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