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There are 5 ways to get from Thetford to Alton Towers Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Thetford to Nottingham

$89 - $159

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Bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Thetford to Cambridge Parkside 727
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Bus Station 230

$36 - $52

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Thetford to Nottingham
  2. Take the bus from Beeston, Bus & Tram Interchange to Derby, Bus Station Y5
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane Swi

$71 - $93

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Thetford to Alton Towers Station 162.2 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Thetford to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$158 - $345

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The cheapest way to get from Thetford to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Thetford to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 42m.

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The distance between Thetford and Alton Towers Station is 118 miles. The road distance is 162.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Thetford to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £65 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Thetford to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Thetford to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £65 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £40 and takes 8h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Norwich Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thetford to Alton Towers Station is 162 miles. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Thetford to Alton Towers Station.

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Loganair offers flights from Norwich Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 507+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thetford to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 118.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Thetford to Alton Towers Station hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 2h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thetford to Alton Towers Station via Cambridge Parkside, St Margaret's Bus Station, Derby, Bus Station, and Quixhill Lane in around 8h 5m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Thetford to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Train from Thetford to Norwich
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Single
$20 - $29
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Beeston, Bus & Tram Interchange to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Denstone, Marlpit Lane
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Yourbus
Phone
01773 714 013
Email
talk@catchyourbus.co.uk
Website
catchyourbus.co.uk
Bus from Beeston, Bus & Tram Interchange to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
catchyourbus.co.uk
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 Thetford to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk

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