There are 4 ways to get from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Uttoxeter
  3. Take a taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Entrance

$66 - $94

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Bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 21 min

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

$18 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance 54.6 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leicester station to Alton Towers Entrance. However, there are services departing from St Margaret's Bus Station and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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

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The best way to get from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 52 min and costs £50 - £75.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance, including transfers.

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Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance bus services, operated by Kinchbus, arrive at St Margaret's Bus Station.

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Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance bus services, operated by Notts & Derby, arrive at Alton Towers Entrance station.

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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.

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There are 495+ hotels available in Alton Towers Entrance. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance.
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  • Distance: 40.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

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

You can take a bus from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance via Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) in around 3 h 36 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 Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 - $19
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
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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