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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Derby
  3. Take the train from Derby to Uttoxeter

$94 - $145

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Peterborough to Leicester
  2. Take the bus from Leicester to Derby 230
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$25 - $32

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 1 min

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

$27 - $49

Train, bus via Leicester  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$58 - $91

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station 88.2 miles

$18 - $28

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

You can take a train from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station via Leicester, Derby, and Uttoxeter in around 3 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station via Leicester, Derby, Derby, Bus Station, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 5 h 34 min.

Train operators
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 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $19
Train from Peterborough to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $50
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Peterborough to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Broad Marsh Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Peterborough to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Peterborough and Alton Towers Station is 120 km. The road distance is 141 km.

The cheapest way to get from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station is to drive which takes 1 h 48 min and costs £14 - £21.

No, there is no direct bus from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Peterborough and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Leicester and Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.