There are 5 ways to get from Swindon to Alton Towers Station by train, bus 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  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Derby

$111 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 16 min

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

$26 - $34

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
  2. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$77 - $135

Bus, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) 66
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$64 - $97

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to Alton Towers Station 122.8 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swindon to Alton Towers Station is to drive which takes 2 h 17 min and costs £19 - £29.

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The distance between Swindon and Alton Towers Station is 158 km. The road distance is 197 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Swindon to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swindon to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Birmingham and Hanley, Bus Station (stand A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 16 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Swindon to Alton Towers Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swindon to Alton Towers Station via Birmingham, Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley, Bus Station (stand A), and Alton Towers Entrance in around 7 h 16 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Swindon to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
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
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
Bus operators
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Swindon to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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