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

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Uttoxeter
  4. Take a taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Waterpark

$116 - $182

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the night bus from Northampton to Derby National Express

$16 - $22

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 15 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 (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$58 - $87

Bus, train  •  4 h 54 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

$27 - $36

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

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

$22 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark 87.6 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark is to night bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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

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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, The Square (New Look), St Margaret's Bus Station and Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Northampton and Alton Towers Waterpark is 66 miles. The road distance is 87.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3 h 31 min and costs £85 - £140.

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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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Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Northampton station.

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Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark.

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There are 506+ hotels available in Alton Towers Waterpark. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark.
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  • Distance: 66.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

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

You can take a bus from Northampton to Alton Towers Waterpark via Market Harborough, The Square (New Look), Haymarket Bus Station, St Margaret's Bus Station, Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 5 h 30 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Northampton to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
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
23 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
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
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
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
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
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
Night bus from Northampton to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Waterpark
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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