There are 5 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Alton Towers Entrance by train, taxi, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take a taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Entrance

$92 - $157

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Stoke-On-Trent National Express
  2. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$11 - $12

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Alton Towers Entrance 38.6 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Alton Towers Entrance 38.6 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Alton Towers Entrance 38.6 miles

$100 - $140

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Alton Towers Entrance. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Hanley, Bus Station (stand A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Alton Towers Entrance is 30 miles. The road distance is 38.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Alton Towers Entrance without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Alton Towers Entrance, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Alton Towers Entrance bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Alton Towers Entrance bus services, operated by First in The Potteries, arrive at Alton Towers Entrance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Alton Towers Entrance is 39 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Alton Towers Entrance.

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There are 491+ hotels available in Alton Towers Entrance. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Alton Towers Entrance.
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  • Distance: 30.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Alton Towers Entrance, England?

You can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Alton Towers Entrance via Stoke-On-Trent and Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) in around 2 h 43 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
First Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
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 Manchester Airport to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Alton Towers Entrance
Estimated price
$100 - $140

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