There are 4 ways to get from Swansea to Alton Towers Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Uttoxeter

$120 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea Bus Station to Stoke-On-Trent National Express

$25 - $30

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$105 - $169

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Swansea to Alton Towers Station 186 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £19 - £24 and takes 8 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Swansea and Alton Towers Station is 128 miles. The road distance is 186 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Swansea to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swansea station to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Swansea Bus Station and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Hanley, Bus Station (stand A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 16 min.

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The nearest airport to Alton Towers Station is East Midlands (EMA) Airport which is 26.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include Manchester (MAN) (30.9 miles), Birmingham (BHX) (37.4 miles), Liverpool (LPL) (46.9 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (100.1 miles).

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Map of how to get from Swansea to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 128.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Swansea to Alton Towers Station via Crewe and Uttoxeter in around 5 h 24 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Swansea to Alton Towers Station twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 6 h.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Crewe
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $29
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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

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