There are 6 ways to get from Retford to Alton Towers Station by train, taxi, 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, taxi  •  3 h 1 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
  4. Take a taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Station

$71 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Retford to Nottingham Station Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Nottingham Railway Staqtion (Nottingham Railway Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$13 - $18

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Sheffield  •  4 h 3 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 1 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 Railway Station
  3. Take the bus from Nottingham Railway Staqtion (Nottingham Railway Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$21 - $23

Train, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Worksop to Nottingham
  2. Take the bus from Nottingham Railway Staqtion (Nottingham Railway 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

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 Railway Staqtion (Nottingham Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 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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The best way to get from Retford to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Retford to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Retford to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Retford station.

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Retford to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Notts & Derby, arrive at Alton Towers Entrance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Retford to Alton Towers Station is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Retford to Alton Towers Station.

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There are 497+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Retford to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 46.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

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

You can take a bus from Retford to Alton Towers Station via Nottingham Station Street, Nottingham Railway Staqtion (Nottingham Railway Station), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 4 h 38 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
$24 - $35
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham Railway Staqtion (Nottingham Railway Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
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 Retford to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Railway Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
marshallscoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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