There are 7 ways to get from London to Alton Towers Waterpark by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 58 min

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

$142 - $212

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Nottingham Station Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Broad Marsh Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$28 - $32

5 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains, bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$64 - $89

Train, bus via Banbury  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Banbury
  2. Take the train from Banbury to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$89 - $140

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from London to Alton Towers Waterpark 152.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from London Heathrow, train, taxi  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Uttoxeter
  4. Take a taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Waterpark

$166 - $428

Train to Southend, fly, train  •  5 h 45 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

$157 - $476

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Alton Towers Waterpark is to bus which costs £21 - £24 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Alton Towers Waterpark is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Alton Towers Waterpark. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Broad Marsh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between London and Alton Towers Waterpark is 127 miles. The road distance is 152.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Alton Towers Waterpark without a car is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs £100 - £170.

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from London to Alton Towers Waterpark, including transfers.

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London to Alton Towers Waterpark bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Alton Towers Waterpark is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs £100 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £24 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Alton Towers Waterpark.
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  • Distance: 126.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Alton Towers Waterpark hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $140 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Alton Towers Waterpark via Nottingham Station Street, Broad Marsh Bus Station, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 6 h 14 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
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
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $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 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Banbury
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Banbury to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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
Other operators
Taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Waterpark
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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