There are 5 ways to get from Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Stoke-on-Trent
  2. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Uttoxeter

$116 - $182

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 4 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

$18 - $22

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Rugby to Stoke-on-Trent
  2. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$42 - $58

Bus via Derby  •  6 h 9 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 to Derby 230
  4. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$24 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark 87.6 miles

$18 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark is to bus which costs £13 - £17 and takes 6 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark is to drive which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £14 - £21.

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The distance between Northampton and Alton Towers Waterpark is 106 km. The road distance is 140 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark. However, there are services departing from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road (Knightley Road) and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station), St Margaret's Bus Station and Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 4 min.

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

You can take a train from Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark via Milton Keynes Central, Stoke-on-Trent, and Uttoxeter in around 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark via Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station), St Margaret's Bus Station, Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 6 h 4 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 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $95
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
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
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Market Harborough, The Square (New Look) to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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