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There are 8 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  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby

$141 - $195

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Stansted Airport London 250
  2. Take the night bus from Stansted Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Bus Station 230

$53 - $88

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 38m

  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, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane Swi

$108 - $160

Drive  •  3h 4m

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station 183.5 miles

$35 - $60

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  5h 26m

  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

$210 - $484

Train to Norwich, fly, train  •  5h 16m

  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

$185 - $373

Train to Cambridge, fly, train  •  5h 21m

  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

$162 - $423

Train, train to Southampton, fly  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$183 - $373

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 4m.

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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 4h 51m and costs £100 - £150.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to Alton Towers Station is 184 miles. It takes approximately 3h 4m to drive from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow 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 Ipswich to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 144.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 51m

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 station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras International, Derby, and Uttoxeter in around 4h 51m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
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
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Norwich
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
21m
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
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Ipswich to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
National Express
Night bus from Stansted Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
National Express
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk

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