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There are 7 ways to get from St Albans to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, car, subway, plane or taxi

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Train  •  2 h 57 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

$136 - $239

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Bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Luton Station Interchange
  2. Take the bus from Luton to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 777 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Derby 230
  4. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Quixhill Lane Swi

$41 - $54

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane Swi

$56 - $104

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

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

$27 - $40

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly, taxi  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to Farringdon
  2. Take the subway from Farringdon station to Paddington
  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

$190 - $457

Train to Southend, fly, train  •  5 h 38 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

$182 - $502

Train to Southampton, fly, train  •  5 h 44 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

$163 - $345

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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £21 - £35 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 £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 11 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 which takes 2 h 57 min and costs £100 - £190.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from St Albans to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs £100 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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

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There are 504+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from St Albans to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 108.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from St Albans to Alton Towers Station via London St Pancras International LL, London Euston, and Stoke-on-Trent in around 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Alton Towers Station via Luton Station Interchange, Luton, Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Derby, Bus Station, and Quixhill Lane in around 7 h 26 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
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
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Quixhill Lane
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
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, St Peter's Street to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
Bus from Luton to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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