There are 4 ways to get from Southport to Alton Towers Station by train, 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  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Southport to Wigan Wallgate
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Uttoxeter

$78 - $121

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) to Queen Square Bus Station X2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Stoke-On-Trent
  3. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$19 - $27

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Southport to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
  3. Take the bus from Crewe Arms Hotel to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop) 3 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$33 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Southport to Alton Towers Station 79.9 miles

$17 - $25

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southport to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Hanley, Bus Station (stand A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 min.

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The distance between Southport and Alton Towers Station is 65 miles. The road distance is 79.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southport to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Southport to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Southport to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) station.

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The best way to get from Southport to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 23 min.

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Southport to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by First in The Potteries, arrive at Alton Towers Entrance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southport to Alton Towers Station is 80 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from Southport 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 Southport to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 65.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Southport to Alton Towers Station via Wigan Wallgate, Wigan North Western, Crewe, and Uttoxeter in around 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southport to Alton Towers Station via Queen Square Bus Station, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley, Bus Station (stand A), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 6 h 23 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Crewe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
49 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
$20 - $30
Train from Southport to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $9
Off-Peak Single
$11 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Single
$16 - $24
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Crewe to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Southport to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Crewe Arms Hotel to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
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
D&G Bus
Phone
01782 332337
Email
info@dgbus.co.uk
Website
dgbus.co.uk
Bus from Crewe Arms Hotel to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
dgbus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Southport, The Monument (London Square) to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
arrivabus.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 Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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