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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Blythe Bridge

$125 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Sunderland to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Derby National Express

$40 - $67

4 alternative options

Train via Leeds  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to Thornaby
  2. Take the train from Thornaby to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Alfreton

$82 - $126

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Alton Towers Station 180.7 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to London Heathrow, train, taxi  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take a taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Station

$222 - $554

Fly to Bristol, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Bristol (BRS) NCL - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Stoke-on-Trent

$181 - $372

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The cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sunderland to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Sunderland and Alton Towers Station is 135 miles. The road distance is 180.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs £95 - £160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Sunderland to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs £95 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £55 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunderland to Alton Towers Station is 181 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to drive from Sunderland to Alton Towers Station.

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British Airways offers flights from Newcastle Airport to London Heathrow 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 Sunderland to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 135.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Sunderland to Alton Towers Station via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station, Newcastle, Derby, and Blythe Bridge in around 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sunderland to Alton Towers Station via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Derby, Bus Station, and Quixhill Lane in around 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Blythe Bridge
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
Train from Leeds to Alfreton
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sunderland to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Alfreton
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Thornaby to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
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 Sunderland to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus 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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The best way to get from Sunderland to Newcastle Airport is to train which takes 55 min and costs £3 - £4.

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