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

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Train, bus  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Sheffield
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D3 to Alton Towers Entrance X71

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Train, bus via Huddersfield  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Huddersfield
  2. Take the train from Huddersfield to Sheffield
  3. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D3 to Alton Towers Entrance X71

Bus  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Sheffield, Meadowhall National Express
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D3 to Alton Towers Entrance X71

Drive  •  3h 8m

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station 186.8 miles

£28 - £45

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 8m.

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The fastest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station is to drive. Taking this option will cost £28 - £45 and takes 3h 8m.

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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 Meadowhall Interchange/A1 and Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 8m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Alton Towers Station is 139 miles. The road distance is 186.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 21m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 21m 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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Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Hulleys of Baslow, 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 3h 8m to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station.

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There are 385+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at £75 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: 5h 21m

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

You can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Alton Towers Station via Meadowhall Interchange/A1, Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D3, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 7h 8m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Huddersfield
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
Bus operators
Hulleys of Baslow
Phone
01246 582246
Email
office2008@hulleys-of-baslow.co.uk
Website
hulleys-of-baslow.co.uk
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D3 to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Hulleys of Baslow
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 Sheffield, Meadowhall
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express

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