There are 5 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent

$181 - $253

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the night bus from London Stansted Airport to Nottingham Station Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Nottingham, Coach Stop S10 to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$28 - $47

3 alternative options

Train, bus via King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  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

$56 - $118

Train CrossCountry, bus  •  5 h 37 min

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

$73 - $117

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Alton Towers Station 157.9 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Alton Towers Station is 119 miles. The road distance is 157.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Nottingham, Coach Stop S10. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

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

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Alton Towers Station via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, and Stoke-on-Trent in around 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
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
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
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
Bus operators
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham, Coach Stop S10 to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
National Express

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