There are 5 ways to get from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 14 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

$100 - $144

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Bus  •  4 h 59 min

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

$15 - $20

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

$30 - $42

Train, bus via Leicester  •  4 h 10 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

$57 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station 88.2 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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

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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 Broad Marsh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between Peterborough and Alton Towers Station is 75 miles. The road distance is 88.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs £75 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Peterborough to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Peterborough station.

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The best way to get from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs £75 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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Peterborough 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 Peterborough to Alton Towers Station is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to drive from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station.

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There are 498+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 74.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

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 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Peterborough to Alton Towers Station via Nottingham Station Street, Broad Marsh Bus Station, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 4 h 59 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 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $19
Train from Peterborough to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
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
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
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 Peterborough to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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