There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, car or plane

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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

$173 - $264

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Bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Nottingham, Coach Stop S9 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broad Marsh Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$54 - $70

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 20 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

$78 - $109

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

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

$40 - $60

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$199 - $477

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$189 - $510

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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.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from South Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Broad Marsh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Alton Towers Station is 147 miles. The road distance is 190.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs £130 - £210.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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The best 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. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £55 and takes 7 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Network West Midlands, arrive at Alton Towers Entrance station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 146.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton Towers Station via Nottingham, Coach Stop S9, Broad Marsh Bus Station, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 7 h 39 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
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 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
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
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 South Terminal Bus Station to Nottingham, Coach Stop S9
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com
Network West Midlands
Website
networkwestmidlands.com
Bus from Broad Marsh Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Website
networkwestmidlands.com

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton Towers Station is 190 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton Towers Station.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 498+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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