There are 3 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton Towers Station by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent

$181 - $270

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  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

$46 - $115

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton Towers Station 190.4 miles

$40 - $60

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Alton Towers Station, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton Towers Station via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, and Stoke-on-Trent in around 2 h 46 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Thameslink
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
Bus operators
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Alton Towers Station is 235 km. The road distance is 305 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs £130 - £210.

It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.