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

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Recommended option

Train via Basingstoke  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Gillingham (Dorset) to Basingstoke
  2. Take the train from Basingstoke to Stoke-on-Trent

$211 - $291

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Yeovil to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent National Express

$51 - $65

3 alternative options

Train  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Yeovil Pen Mill to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Derby

$111 - $176

Bus, train, line 101 bus, line 32 bus  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Manston, Telephone Kiosk to Yeovil, Pen Mill Station Approach X10
  2. Take the train from Yeovil Pen Mill to Worcester Foregate Street
  3. Take the train from Worcester Foregate Street to Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level
  4. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Stafford
  5. Take the line 101 bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station to Hanley, Bus Station 101
  6. Take the line 32 bus from Hanley, Bus Station to Cheadle Town Centre, Prince George Street 32

Drive  •  3h 24m

  1. Drive from Manston to Alton Towers Station 171.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Manston to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Manston to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 24m.

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The distance between Manston and Alton Towers Station is 143 miles. The road distance is 171.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manston to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 5h 25m and costs £160 - £230.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Manston to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manston to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 5h 25m and costs £160 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 9h 38m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manston to Alton Towers Station is 171 miles. It takes approximately 3h 24m to drive from Manston to Alton Towers Station.

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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 Manston to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 142.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 25m

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

You can take a train from Manston to Alton Towers Station via Gillingham (Dorset), Basingstoke, and Stoke-on-Trent in around 5h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manston to Alton Towers Station via Yeovil, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Hanley, Bus Station, and Kingsley Holt, Crossroads in around 9h 38m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Basingstoke to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Derby
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Yeovil Pen Mill to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from Yeovil Pen Mill to Worcester Foregate Street
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Worcester Foregate Street to Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Stafford
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
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 Yeovil to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Buses of Somerset
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Manston, Telephone Kiosk to Yeovil, Pen Mill Station Approach
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station to Hanley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station to Cheadle Town Centre, Prince George Street
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com

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