There are 7 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 36 min

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

$188 - $278

Cheapest option

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

$49 - $78

5 alternative options

Train, bus via London St Pancras International  •  5 h 49 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

$71 - $148

Train, bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Nottingham
  3. Take the bus from Broad Marsh Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$63 - $105

Train, bus #2  •  6 h 58 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

$99 - $152

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station 183.5 miles

$35 - $60

Train, fly, bus  •  7 h 26 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
  4. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance

$137 - $297

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 36 min.

Airlines
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 Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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
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 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $45
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 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Train from Peterborough to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $50
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 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Peterborough to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Bus from Broad Marsh Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
National Express
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 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ipswich and Alton Towers Station is 231 km. The road distance is 294 km.

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

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

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.

It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Ipswich to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.