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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  2 h 5 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

$111 - $184

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road to Haymarket Bus Station X7
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Bus Station 230
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$8 - $15

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$58 - $87

Bus, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road to Leicester, Station Street X7
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$18 - $25

Night bus, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the night bus from Northampton to Derby National Express
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$13 - $19

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 £6 - £12 and takes 5 h 33 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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No, there is no direct bus from Northampton to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via St Margaret's Bus Station and Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 33 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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The best way to get from Northampton to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £85 - £150.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Northampton to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Northampton to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach Northamptonshire, depart from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road station.

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Northampton 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 Northampton to Alton Towers Station is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Northampton to Alton Towers Station.

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There are 506+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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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 5 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 Haymarket Bus Station, St Margaret's Bus Station, Derby, Bus Station, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 5 h 33 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
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
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 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Notts & Derby
Phone
01332 204568
Email
ndtraffic@nottsderby.co.uk
Website
nottsderby.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
nottsderby.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
nottsderby.co.uk
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road to Leicester, Station Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
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, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Northampton to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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