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There are 5 ways to get from Luton to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 11m

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

$96 - $131

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Bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Derby National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Quixhill Lane SWI - swift / ...

$36 - $47

3 alternative options

Line 99 bus, train, bus  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central station 99
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Tamworth
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane Swi

$82 - $139

Drive  •  2h

  1. Drive from Luton to Alton Towers Station 118.5 miles

$25 - $40

Bus, fly, train  •  4h 36m

  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

$159 - $409

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The cheapest way to get from Luton to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Luton to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2h.

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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 3h 11m and costs £70 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Luton to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Luton to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 3h 11m and costs £70 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £40 and takes 6h 15m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Luton to Alton Towers Station is 118 miles. It takes approximately 2h 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 503+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Luton to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 99 miles
  • Duration: 3h 11m

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 3h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luton to Alton Towers Station via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Derby, Bus Station, and Quixhill Lane in around 6h 15m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
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
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
21m
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Quixhill Lane
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Derby
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
National Express

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