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

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Recommended option

Train  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Derby

$128 - $192

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Bus  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Swindon to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent National Express

$48 - $62

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
  2. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane Swi

$92 - $141

Bus, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square S6
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane Swi

$80 - $115

Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from Swindon to Alton Towers Station 122.8 miles

$26 - $40

Train, fly  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$219 - $512

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The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Swindon to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 17m.

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The distance between Swindon and Alton Towers Station is 99 miles. The road distance is 122.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 4h 47m and costs £95 - £150.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Swindon to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 4h 47m and costs £95 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 5h 58m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Swindon to Alton Towers Station is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Swindon 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 503+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Swindon to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 99.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 47m

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

You can take a train from Swindon to Alton Towers Station via Bristol Parkway, Derby, and Uttoxeter in around 4h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swindon to Alton Towers Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Hanley, Bus Station, and Kingsley Holt, Crossroads in around 5h 58m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Parkway to Derby
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Oxford to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
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 Swindon to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West

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