There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station by train, bus or car

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby

$128 - $215

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Bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Nottingham Station Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Nottingham Railway Staqtion (Nottingham Railway Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$21 - $28

2 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Kidsgrove

$83 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station 187 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Nottingham Railway Staqtion (Nottingham Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 38 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Alton Towers Station is 139 miles. The road distance is 187 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 38 min.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Notts & Derby, arrive at Alton Towers Entrance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station is 187 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station.

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There are 497+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 138.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Alton Towers Station, England?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station via Sheffield, Derby, and Uttoxeter in around 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station via Nottingham Station Street, Nottingham Railway Staqtion (Nottingham Railway Station), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 7 h 38 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham Railway Staqtion (Nottingham Railway Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk

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