There are 7 ways to get from Luton to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 15 min

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

$94 - $132

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Night bus, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the night bus from Luton Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$27 - $41

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Train, bus  •  3 h 50 min

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

$50 - $70

Train, bus via Leicester  •  4 h 11 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

$51 - $73

Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Nottingham, Coach Stop S9 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broad Marsh Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$30 - $37

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Luton to Alton Towers Station 118.5 miles

$25 - $40

Bus, fly, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$163 - $409

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Luton station to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and Broad Marsh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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The distance between Luton and Alton Towers Station is 99 miles. The road distance is 118.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Luton to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs £70 - £100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Luton to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Luton to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway station.

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The best way to get from Luton to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs £70 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £29 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Luton to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Network West Midlands, arrive at Alton Towers Entrance station.

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Map of how to get from Luton to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 99 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

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 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luton to Alton Towers Station via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Nottingham, Coach Stop S9, Broad Marsh Bus Station, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 6 h 25 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
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
Every 4 hours
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 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Luton to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $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 Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Nottingham, Coach Stop S9
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Luton Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Luton to Alton Towers Station is 118 miles. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Luton to Alton Towers Station.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 498+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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