There are 8 ways to get from St Albans to Alton Towers Station by train, taxi, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take a taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Station

$166 - $240

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Bus, night bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans, Town Hall to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
  2. Take the night bus from Luton Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  4. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$31 - $48

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Train, bus  •  4 h 57 min

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

$74 - $105

Train, bus via Bedford  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to Bedford
  2. Take the train from Bedford to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$53 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Alton Towers Station 128.5 miles

$27 - $40

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train, taxi  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  4. Take a taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Station

$196 - $459

Train to Southend, fly, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$187 - $503

Train to Southampton, fly, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo 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

$168 - $346

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from St Albans, Town Hall and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station), Luton Airport London, St Margaret's Bus Station and Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 29 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Alton Towers Station is 108 miles. The road distance is 128.5 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £120 - £190.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from St Albans to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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St Albans to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from St Albans, Town Hall station.

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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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St Albans to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Notts & Derby, arrive at Alton Towers Entrance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Alton Towers Station is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from St Albans to Alton Towers Station.

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  • Distance: 108.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

There is no direct connection from St Albans to Alton Towers Station. However, you can take the train to London St Pancras International LL, take the walk to London Euston, take the train to Stoke-on-Trent, then take the taxi to Alton Towers Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from St Albans to Alton Towers Station via London St Pancras International LL, London St Pancras International, Derby, Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 4 h 57 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to Bedford
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
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 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Train from Bedford to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Town Hall to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
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
Night bus from Luton Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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