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There are 6 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent

$128 - $228

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from London Baker Street Station to Derby National Express

$33 - $41

4 alternative options

Line 46 bus, train, bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 46 bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to St Pancras International 46
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane Swi

$82 - $112

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Alton Towers Station 147.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from London Heathrow, train  •  3 h 51 min

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

$178 - $435

Train to Southend, fly, train  •  5 h 15 min

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

$172 - $488

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Alton Towers Station is to train which costs £95 - £180 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Alton Towers Station is 125 miles. The road distance is 147.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs £95 - £180.

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from London Paddington Station to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs £95 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 6 h 5 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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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Alton Towers Station is 148 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to drive from London Paddington Station 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 504+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 125.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Alton Towers Station, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Paddington Station to Alton Towers Station hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $140 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min. West Midlands also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Alton Towers Station twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
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
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 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.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 London Baker Street Station to Derby
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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