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

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Train CrossCountry  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Derby

$125 - $177

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Derby National Express

$36 - $44

3 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  6h 12m

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

$97 - $129

Drive  •  3h 11m

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

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$156 - $419

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £27 - £35 and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 11m.

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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 3h 42m and costs £95 - £140.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs £95 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £35 and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Ryanair, easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Edinburgh 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 Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 138.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 42m

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 2h 14m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station twice a week. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 5h 10m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Derby
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Kidsgrove
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Derby
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
National Express

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