There are 6 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.

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Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Derby

$152 - $220

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Bus  •  9 h 11 min

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

$29 - $35

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 49 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 Derby

$68 - $111

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Alton Towers Station 243.4 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Exeter, fly to Manchester, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  3. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance

$92 - $256

Train to Bristol, fly to Chester, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chester (CEG) BRS - CEG
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Uttoxeter

$235 - $447

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 5 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Plymouth to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Plymouth to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 5 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Plymouth to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stoke-On-Trent station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to Alton Towers Station is 243 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Plymouth to Alton Towers Station.

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 205.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Plymouth to Alton Towers Station every 2 hours. 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
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
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
Every 2 hours
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 Derby
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$21 - $30
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

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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com

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