There are 5 ways to get from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance by train, taxi, 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, 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

$59 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus Kinchbus  •  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

$15 - $16

3 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 - $31

Bus National Express  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester to Derby National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$17 - $20

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance 54.6 miles

$11 - $17

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 and Derby, Bus Station in around 3 h 20 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 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $19
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
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
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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 Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Coastal Liner 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 30 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leicester and Alton Towers Entrance is 64 km. The road distance is 87 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Leicester to Alton Towers Entrance. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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