There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Alton Towers Station by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Stoke-on-Trent

$153 - $209

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 32 min

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

$83 - $124

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Birmingham New Street  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$107 - $163

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Alton Towers Station 176.5 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The distance between Southampton and Alton Towers Station is 146 miles. The road distance is 176.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Southampton to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Alton Towers Station is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Southampton to Alton Towers Station.

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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 Southampton to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 145.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Southampton to Alton Towers Station hourly. Tickets cost $80 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$80 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $120
Train from Southampton Central to Derby
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
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

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