There are 6 ways to get from Retford to Alton Towers Station by train, bus or car

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  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Retford Low Level to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby
  3. Take the train from Derby to Uttoxeter

$71 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Retford to Nottingham Station Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Nottingham, Coach Stop S10 to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$12 - $17

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Sheffield  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Retford Low Level to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$28 - $72

Line 37 bus, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 37 bus from Retford, Bus Station to Newark, Bus Station 37
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Bus Station to Nottingham, Maid Marian Way (Castle College) X90
  3. Take the bus from Broad Marsh Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$21 - $23

Train, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Worksop to Nottingham
  2. Take the bus from Broad Marsh Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$18 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Retford to Alton Towers Station 72.7 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Retford to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £9 - £14 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Retford to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Retford and Alton Towers Station is 46 miles. The road distance is 72.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Retford to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Retford to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Retford and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Nottingham, Coach Stop S10. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

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

You can take a train from Retford to Alton Towers Station via Sheffield, Derby, and Uttoxeter in around 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Retford to Alton Towers Station via Nottingham Station Street, Nottingham, Coach Stop S10, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 4 h 28 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$23 - $35
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
24 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 - $18
Train from Worksop to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Worksop to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham, Coach Stop S10 to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
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
Marshalls of Sutton on Trent
Phone
01636 821138
Email
office@marshallscoaches.co.uk
Website
marshallscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Retford, Bus Station to Newark, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
marshallscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Newark, Bus Station to Nottingham, Maid Marian Way (Castle College)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
marshallscoaches.co.uk

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