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There are 6 ways to get from South Croydon to Alton Towers Station by train, taxi, bus, car, subway or plane

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  •  4h 1m

  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

$117 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Derby National Express

$38 - $50

4 alternative options

Line 468 bus, train, line 101 bus  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the line 468 bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green 468
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Stafford
  3. Take the line 101 bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station to Hanley, Bus Station 101

Drive  •  2h 59m

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

$30 - $50

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly, taxi  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Victoria
  2. Take the subway from Victoria station to Paddington station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  5. Take a taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Station

$186 - $451

Train to Southampton, fly, train  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction 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

$155 - $335

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Croydon to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from South Croydon to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 59m.

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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 4h 1m and costs £90 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m 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 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Croydon to Alton Towers Station is 161 miles. It takes approximately 2h 59m 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 503+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $71 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: 4h 1m

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

National Express operates a bus from South Croydon to Alton Towers Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 3h 55m.

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
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
1h 24m
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
24m
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
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $130
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station to Hanley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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 Derby
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
13m
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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