There are 5 ways to get from South Croydon to Alton Towers Station by train, taxi, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train, taxi  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby
  3. Take the train from Derby to Uttoxeter
  4. Take a taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Station

$114 - $160

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Bus  •  7 h 46 min

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

$24 - $34

3 alternative options

Line 468 bus, line 68 bus, train, line 101 bus, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 468 bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Tulse Hill 468
  2. Take the line 68 bus from Tulse Hill to Euston Bus Station 68
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Stafford
  4. Take the line 101 bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop) 101
  5. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$68 - $148

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from South Croydon to Alton Towers Station 160.6 miles

$30 - $50

Train, Tube, fly, bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  4. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance

$110 - $315

Questions & Answers

The distance between South Croydon and Alton Towers Station is 136 miles. The road distance is 160.6 miles.

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The best way to get from South Croydon to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from South Croydon 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 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Croydon to Alton Towers Station is 161 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to drive from South Croydon 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 497+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Croydon to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 136.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

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

You can take a bus from South Croydon to Alton Towers Station via London Victoria, London Victoria Coach Station, Nottingham Station Street, Nottingham Railway Staqtion (Nottingham Railway Station), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 7 h 46 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
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
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Stafford
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $130
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Tulse Hill
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Tulse Hill to Euston Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
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
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Notts & Derby
Website
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
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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