There are 6 ways to get from Northampton to Alton Towers Station by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Stoke-on-Trent
  2. Take a taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Station

$126 - $184

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station) to St Margaret's Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$17 - $21

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Rugby
  2. Take the train from Rugby to Tamworth
  3. Take the train from Tamworth High Level to Derby
  4. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$49 - $84

Bus, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station) to Leicester, Station Street (Waterloo House)
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$20 - $34

Bus via Derby  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road (Knightley Road) to Market Harborough, The Square (New Look) X7
  2. Take the bus from Market Harborough, The Square (New Look) to Haymarket Bus Station X7
  3. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Derby 230
  4. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$23 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Northampton to Alton Towers Station 85.5 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £13 - £17 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northampton to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Northampton and Alton Towers Station is 66 miles. The road distance is 85.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Northampton to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northampton to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road (Knightley Road) and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Market Harborough, The Square (New Look), Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Northampton to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 66.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

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

You can take a bus from Northampton to Alton Towers Station via Market Harborough, The Square (New Look), Haymarket Bus Station, Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, Derby, Derby, Bus Station, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 5 h 47 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
Train from Rugby to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Northampton to Rugby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Rugby to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
Bus operators
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station) to Leicester, Station Street (Waterloo House)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station) to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road (Knightley Road) to Market Harborough, The Square (New Look)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Market Harborough, The Square (New Look) to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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