• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 3 ways to get from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance by train, bus or car

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  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Blythe Bridge

$68 - $101

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Bus Station Skylink Leicester Derby / ...
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Quixhill Lane SWI - swift / ...

$31 - $41

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance 54.6 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 1 h 3 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 1 h 3 min.

More details

The distance between Leicester and Alton Towers Entrance is 40 miles. The road distance is 54.6 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance without a car is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs £50 - £80.

More details

It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance, including transfers.

More details

The best way to get from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs £50 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 3 h 40 min.

Mode details

Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance.

Get driving directions

There are 498+ hotels available in Alton Towers Entrance. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 40.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Alton Towers Entrance, England?

You can take a train from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance via Derby and Blythe Bridge in around 2 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance via Derby, Bus Station and Quixhill Lane in around 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
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
Train from Derby to Blythe Bridge
Ave. Duration
38 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
Bus operators
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
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.