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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 58 min

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

$143 - $213

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 8 min

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

$19 - $25

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

$31 - $90

Train, bus via Leamington Spa  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
  2. Take the train from Leamington Spa to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$106 - $155

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from London to Alton Towers Waterpark 152.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from London Heathrow, train, bus  •  5 h 47 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 bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance

$119 - $357

Train to Southend, fly, train, bus  •  6 h 37 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
  4. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance

$110 - $406

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Alton Towers Waterpark is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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

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The distance between London and Alton Towers Waterpark is 203 km. The road distance is 243 km.

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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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No, there is no direct bus from London to Alton Towers Waterpark. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Nottingham, Coach Stop S10. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 8 min.

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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, Nottingham, Coach Stop S10, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 6 h 8 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
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leamington Spa to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
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
$16 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
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
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK

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