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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Stoke-on-Trent

$138 - $186

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Derby
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane SWI - swift / ...

$84 - $120

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from Reading to Alton Towers Station 136.9 miles

$29 - $45

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$167 - $427

Train to Southampton, fly, train  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$162 - $342

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 35m.

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The distance between Reading and Alton Towers Station is 113 miles. The road distance is 136.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 2h 52m and costs £100 - £150.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from Reading to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Alton Towers Station is 137 miles. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Reading to Alton Towers Station.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 503+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 113.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 52m

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Reading to Alton Towers Station hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 2h 28m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Train from Reading to Derby
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
39m
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 Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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