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

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Ely to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Derby

$116 - $176

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Thetford to Cambridge Parkside 727
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Nottingham Station Street
  3. Take the bus from Nottingham Railway Staqtion to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$24 - $33

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Thetford to Nottingham
  2. Take the bus from Nottingham Railway Staqtion to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$55 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Thetford to Alton Towers Station 162.2 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Thetford to Alton Towers Station is to bus which costs £18 - £26 and takes 8 h 8 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Thetford to Alton Towers Station. However, there are services departing from Thetford and arriving at Alton Towers Entrance via Cambridge Parkside and Nottingham Railway Staqtion. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

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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 4 h 55 min and costs £85 - £140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Thetford to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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Thetford to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Thetford station.

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The best way to get from Thetford to Alton Towers Station is to train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs £85 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £26 and takes 8 h 8 min.

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Thetford to Alton Towers Station bus services, operated by Notts & Derby, arrive at Alton Towers Entrance station.

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

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  • Distance: 118.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Thetford to Alton Towers Station via Ely, Leicester, Derby, and Uttoxeter in around 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thetford to Alton Towers Station via Cambridge Parkside, Nottingham Station Street, Nottingham Railway Staqtion, and Alton Towers Entrance in around 8 h 8 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Thetford to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Bus operators
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham Railway Staqtion to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
trentbarton.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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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