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There are 8 ways to get from Portsmouth to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent

$152 - $266

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Bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Derby National Express

$42 - $54

6 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Horsham
  2. Take the train from Horsham to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby

$127 - $177

Train, line 101 bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
  2. Take the train from Winchester to Stafford
  3. Take the line 101 bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station to Hanley, Bus Station 101

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Alton Towers Station 193.7 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Southampton, fly, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$137 - $314

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$174 - $432

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$195 - $523

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Alton Towers Station is 156 miles. The road distance is 193.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs £110 - £210.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Portsmouth to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs £110 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to Alton Towers Station is 194 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to drive from Portsmouth to Alton Towers Station.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 504+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 155.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Alton Towers Station via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London Euston, and Stoke-on-Trent in around 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Alton Towers Station via London Victoria Coach Station, Derby, Derby, Bus Station, and Quixhill Lane in around 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Winchester to Stafford
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $21
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station to Hanley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.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 PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Derby
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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