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

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Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Stoke-on-Trent

$138 - $215

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Bus, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
  2. Take the train from Luton to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$54 - $78

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance X52

$97 - $150

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Alton Towers Station 133.8 miles

$28 - $45

Fly from London Heathrow, train, taxi  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take a taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Station

$161 - $405

Train to Southend, fly, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$181 - $510

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The cheapest way to get from Watford to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Alton Towers Station is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Watford and Alton Towers Station is 112 miles. The road distance is 133.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford to Alton Towers Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs £100 - £170.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Watford to Alton Towers Station, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to Alton Towers Station is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Watford 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 498+ hotels available in Alton Towers Station. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Watford to London Heathrow Airport is to line 724 bus which takes 53 min and costs £6.

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Map of how to get from Watford to Alton Towers Station.
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  • Distance: 112.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Watford to Alton Towers Station via Milton Keynes Central and Stoke-on-Trent in around 2 h 42 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
West Midlands
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $40
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $95
Train from Watford Junction to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Alton Towers Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Alton Towers Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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