There are 7 ways to get from Norwich to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Nottingham

$116 - $199

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Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Norwich Bus Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) Skylink Leicester Derby

$21 - $29

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Nottingham
  2. Take the bus from Broad Marsh Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$70 - $97

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Norwich to Alton Towers Station 162.1 miles

$35 - $50

Fly from Norwich, train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$167 - $341

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$236 - $513

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Colchester
  2. Take the train from Colchester to Shenfield
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$206 - $531

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The cheapest way to get from Norwich to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Norwich to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Norwich station to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Norwich Bus Station and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via St Margaret's Bus Station and Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Norwich and Alton Towers Station is 136 miles. The road distance is 162.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Norwich to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs £85 - £150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Norwich to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Norwich to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Norwich Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Norwich to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs £85 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £23 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Norwich Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Norwich to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Kinchbus, arrive at Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station).

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Yes, the driving distance between Norwich to Alton Towers Station is 162 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Norwich to Alton Towers Station.

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Loganair offers flights from Norwich Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Norwich to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 136.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Norwich to Alton Towers Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Norwich to Alton Towers Station via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, St Margaret's Bus Station, Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
Anytime Single
$90 - $130
Virgin West Coast Trains
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Norwich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Broad Marsh Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
trentbarton.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 Norwich Bus Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.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

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