There are 6 ways to get from Sheffield to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, taxi 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  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Uttoxeter

$55 - $114

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Derby National Express
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$11 - $16

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 51 min

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

$12 - $55

Bus via Buxton, Market Place (Stop A)  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Fitzalan Square (Bingo Hall) to Buxton, Market Place (Stop A) 65
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Market Place (Stop A) to Hanley, Bus Station (stand C) 16
  3. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$26 - $28

Taxi  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sheffield to Alton Towers Station 44.8 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Alton Towers Station 44.8 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Alton Towers Station is to taxi which costs £160 - £190 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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The distance between Sheffield and Alton Towers Station is 33 miles. The road distance is 44.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Sheffield to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield station to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 33.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Sheffield to Alton Towers Station via Derby and Uttoxeter in around 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Alton Towers Station via Derby, Derby, Bus Station, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 3 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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$23 - $35
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 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
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
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
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 Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
National Express
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Fitzalan Square (Bingo Hall) to Buxton, Market Place (Stop A)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Fitzalan Square (Bingo Hall) to Buxton, Market Place (Stop A)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange (Sheffield Interchange D2) to Buxton, Market Place (Stop A)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
D&G Bus
Phone
01782 332337
Email
info@dgbus.co.uk
Website
dgbus.co.uk
Bus from Buxton, Market Place (Stop A) to Hanley, Bus Station (stand C)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
dgbus.co.uk
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
Other operators
Taxi from Sheffield to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Sheffield City Taxis
Phone
+44 114 239 3939
Website
sheffieldcitytaxis.com
S1 Taxis
Phone
+44 114 255 5111

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