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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Derby

$152 - $220

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Stoke-On-Trent National Express

$29 - $35

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M36
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Stoke-on-Trent

$54 - $113

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Alton Towers Station 243.4 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Exeter, fly to Manchester, train, bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  4. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance

$108 - $313

Train to Newquay, fly to Manchester, train, bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Manchester (MAN) NQY - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  4. Take the bus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station to Alton Towers Entrance

$108 - $314

Train to Newquay, fly to Birmingham, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Birmingham (BHX) NQY - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby

$128 - $424

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £22 - £27 and takes 9 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Alton Towers Station is 206 miles. The road distance is 243.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Plymouth to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth station to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Hanley, Bus Station (stand A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 11 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Plymouth to Alton Towers Station hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $160 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Plymouth to Alton Towers Station once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Exeter to Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Newquay to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Newquay to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Newquay to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Derby
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
Train from Birmingham New Street to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Plymouth to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $45
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Plymouth to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
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
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com
National Express
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

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