Trains to Alton Towers

Getting to Alton Towers

Getting to Alton Towers is straightforward with several transport options available.

For many of us, taking the train is the most convenient, relaxing and eco-friendly way to travel. The nearest train station to Alton Towers is Uttoxeter Station, which is just 30 minutes away by the X41 bus. Simply get off at Farley Gates and you’re there.

To add to your convenience, Uttoxeter Station enjoys direct services from Stoke-on-Trent Station and Derby Station.

For those driving, Alton Towers is well-signposted from both the M1 and M6 motorways. The resort provides ample parking, with options for electric vehicle charging.

Alternatively, coach services from various cities offer a direct route to the theme park.

What to do at Alton Towers

Alton Towers offers an array of attractions and activities suitable for all ages. With over 40 rides and attractions, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Thrill-seekers can experience exhilarating rides like Nemesis Reborn, The Smiler and Wicker Man. These rides provide heart-pounding excitement and are perfect for adrenaline junkies.

For a more immersive experience, there is The Curse at Alton Manor and The Alton Towers Dungeon. These put visitors on haunting journeys with spectacular twists and turns.

Families with young children will love CBeebies Land. It is the home of friendly attractions like the Octonauts Rollercoaster Adventure, Peter Rabbit Hippity Hop, and Postman Pat Parcel Post.

These rides are designed to delight Alton Towers’ youngest visitors. It’s not just older kids and adults who can enjoy fun and interactive experiences here.

In addition to rides, Alton Towers boasts a beautiful garden area perfect for unwinding with a stroll. The park also features a waterpark with exciting slides and lazy rivers, and a crazy golf course for some relaxed fun.

About the Alton Towers

Alton Towers is a renowned theme park located in Staffordshire, known for its wide variety of thrilling rides and family-friendly attractions. Established in 1980, it has grown to become one of the UK's most popular theme parks.

The park spans over 500 acres and includes historic gardens, a waterpark, and several themed hotels. With attractions ranging from world-record-holding rollercoasters to enchanting children's rides, Alton Towers offers an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages.

Throughout the year, Alton Towers hosts various events and seasonal celebrations. These ensure there's always something new to discover.

Ways to save on your train ticket to Alton Towers

Using a Railcard can save you up to a third on rail travel. These cards provide significant discounts, making your journey to Alton Towers more affordable. Whether you're a student, senior, or frequent traveller, there's a Railcard to suit your needs.

Sign up for Priority Ticket Alerts to be notified as soon as tickets go on sale. Pairing this with booking your tickets in advance can secure the best fares, often saving up to 70% off regular prices. This combination ensures you get the best deal for your trip.

Travelling during Off-Peak hours can also save you money. Off-Peak Tickets are typically cheaper and offer more flexibility with your travel times. This makes them ideal for visiting Alton Towers, as you can avoid the rush and enjoy a more relaxed journey.

If you're travelling with friends or family, take advantage of Group or Family Train Tickets. These fares offer great discounts, and children under five can travel for free, making it a budget-friendly option for groups.

Get the app

Booking your train journey to Alton Towers through the Avanti app ensures you get the best available prices. The app offers convenient features like seat selection and multiple payment options.

Download the app today to plan your journey efficiently and enjoy more savings, giving you extra to spend on the thrilling attractions at Alton Towers.

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