There are 6 ways to get from Sutton Coldfield to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, taxi 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  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Sutton Coldfield to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  3. Take the train from Derby to Uttoxeter

$79 - $123

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Doe Bank, Bishop Vesey School to Burton upon Trent, Octagon Centre X12
  2. Take the bus from Burton upon Trent, High Street to Derby, Bus Station V3
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$14 - $15

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 44 min

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

$36 - $64

Line 825 bus, line 101 bus, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 825 bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station (Rail Station) 825
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop) 101
  3. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance X32

$21 - $23

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sutton Coldfield to Alton Towers Station 37.1 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Sutton Coldfield to Alton Towers Station 37.1 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sutton Coldfield to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sutton Coldfield to Alton Towers Station is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 50 min.

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The distance between Sutton Coldfield and Alton Towers Station is 29 miles. The road distance is 37.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Sutton Coldfield to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sutton Coldfield to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Doe Bank, Bishop Vesey School and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Burton upon Trent, High Street and Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Sutton Coldfield to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 29 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Sutton Coldfield to Alton Towers Station via Birmingham New Street, Derby, and Uttoxeter in around 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sutton Coldfield to Alton Towers Station via Burton upon Trent, Octagon Centre, Burton upon Trent, High Street, Derby, Bus Station, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 4 h 13 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Midland Classic
Phone
+44 1283 500228
Email
info@midlandclassic.com
Website
midlandclassic.com
Bus from Doe Bank, Bishop Vesey School to Burton upon Trent, Octagon Centre
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
midlandclassic.com
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Burton upon Trent, High Street to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand A) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Other operators
Taxi from Sutton Coldfield to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 121 427 8888
Website
toataxis.co.uk
Birmingham Taxis
Phone
+44 121 775 0017
Website
taxisbirmingham.co.uk

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