There are 5 ways to get from Loughborough to Alton Towers Entrance by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Uttoxeter

$57 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Loughborough, High Street (Jim) to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to Derby
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$9 - $17

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Loughborough to Alton Towers Entrance 42.6 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Loughborough to Alton Towers Entrance 42.6 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Loughborough to Alton Towers Entrance is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Loughborough to Alton Towers Entrance is to taxi which costs £150 - £180 and takes 52 min.

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The distance between Loughborough and Alton Towers Entrance is 33 miles. The road distance is 42.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Loughborough to Alton Towers Entrance, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Loughborough to Alton Towers Entrance. However, there are services departing from Loughborough, High Street (Jim) and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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The nearest airport to Alton Towers Entrance is East Midlands (EMA) Airport which is 26.2 miles away. Other nearby airports include Manchester (MAN) (30.5 miles), Birmingham (BHX) (38 miles), Liverpool (LPL) (46.8 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (100.5 miles).

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Map of how to get from Loughborough to Alton Towers Entrance.
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  • Distance: 32.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between Loughborough, England and Alton Towers Entrance, England?

You can take a train from Loughborough to Alton Towers Entrance via Derby and Uttoxeter in around 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Loughborough to Alton Towers Entrance via Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) in around 3 h 7 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Loughborough (Leics) to Derby
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$10 - $16
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $18
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Loughborough (Leics) to Derby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Loughborough, High Street (Jim) to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Loughborough to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Swift Fox Cabs
Phone
+44 116 262 8222
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 116 255 5111
Website
abc-taxis-leicester.co.uk
Trent Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 115 950 5050
Website
trentcars.com
Fon-A-Car
Phone
+44 115 950 0500

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