Coventry to AT by public transport?

Discussion in 'Your Alton Towers Trip Reports and Plans' started by Sporech, 9th Mar 2019.

  1. Sporech

    Sporech TowersStreet Member

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    Hey everyone!

    I'm in my first year studying at Warwick University, which is much closer to Alton than home, and was wondering what the best way to use public transport to get to AT would be. I know there's the shuttle bus which leaves from Stoke and Uttoxeter, but how reliable is it?

    Can anyone who lives in the area give some tips on how to get to Towers?

    Thanks! :)
     
    Posted 9th Mar 2019
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  2. AT86

    AT86 TowersStreet Member

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    The bus from Stoke to the park only tends to run from late May - September but they haven’t confirmed that for 2019 yet. There is just one bus in each direction on the days it runs.

    Uttoxeter doesn’t have a bus to Towers now.
     
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  3. MattyH

    MattyH TowersStreet Member

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    Coventry to Stoke, and then taxi from there to Towers and Back. Costs about £20 for the taxi each way, but if you get a group of 4 it's £5 each way in Taxis. Might be worthwile asking the Students Union if they'd run a trip from the Uni to the park?
     
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  4. Ted

    Ted TowersStreet Member

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    If you're going with friends, getting a cab from Uttoxeter can be a good option. If by yourself though, you're looking about £20 - £25 each way so it's not really worth it.
     
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  5. Snagglemama

    Snagglemama TowersStreet Member

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    Hi there I live in Coventry. So if your gonna visit then please let me know. When I did it last year i went to derby and then caught the bus. The only problem with that is that you have to leave at a certain time. And the bus is usually late in the morning and you dont get there until after 11am. But travelling to stoke is more expensive than travelling to derby
     
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