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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Derby

$70 - $132

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Derby National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$26 - $34

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 44 min

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

$32 - $76

Train, bus via Leicester  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway 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

$34 - $78

Line 99 bus, train, bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Central Railway Station 99
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$76 - $111

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Luton to Alton Towers Station 118.5 miles

$25 - $40

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

You can take a train from Luton to Alton Towers Station via Leicester, Derby, and Uttoxeter in around 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luton to Alton Towers Station via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Milton Keynes Coachway, Derby, Derby, Bus Station, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 6 h 38 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $24
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
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 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Luton to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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
Train from Luton to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Bus operators
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Coastal Liner 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
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Luton and Alton Towers Station is 158 km. The road distance is 190 km.

The cheapest way to get from Luton to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h.

The quickest way to get from Luton to Alton Towers Station is to drive which takes 2 h and costs £19 - £28.

No, there is no direct bus from Luton to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Milton Keynes Coachway and Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Luton to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.