Alton Towers

Plan Your Journey by Train

Embark on an unforgettable adventure at Alton Towers Resort, accessible by train. 

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Nemesis Reborn Has Arrived!


Venture into Forbidden Valley to encounter this fearsome creature, fury heightened and more uncontrollable than ever before, sending riders through terrifying inversions aboard this intense rollercoaster that leaves thrill-seekers exhilarated. Nemesis Reborn invites the bravest of thrill-seekers to tackle dominating drops and intense inversions aboard the ride. The Phalanx have lost all strength and now it’s your turn to encounter this terrifying creature.

Back with a vengeance!

Book now to ride at Alton Towers Resort


Giant Alien Eye Heralds The Return Of Alton Towers’ Most Iconic Rollercoaster

  • Alton Towers Resort reveals official launch date for Nemesis Reborn as
    March 16 2024
  • Dramatic drone footage and images captured at notorious UK alien

The giant, blazing eye of Alton Towers’ Nemesis creature casts a spine-tingling glow at one of the UK’s most notorious alien hotspots.

Cannock Chase in Staffordshire has been a hotbed of unexplained alien activity since the 1980s.

The appearance of the floating seven-metre-wide eye heralds the hugely anticipated opening of Nemesis Reborn, which Alton Towers Resort can today officially confirm, will take place on March 16. 

Breathtaking drone footage and images released today showed the other-worldly
scene at sunrise.

Nemesis is returning following an extensive transformation of the iconic ride, that has come to be revered by millions of thrill-seekers since its launch three decades ago.

Now known as Nemesis Reborn, part of the transformation has seen the entire 250-tonne, 716-metre-long track replaced as well as a complete overhaul of the beast which gives the ride its name. 

The beast’s eye, ringed by razor-sharp teeth, is brought vividly to life through state-of-the-art audio visual technology - demonstrating its evolution into a predator.

Imprisoned underground for much of the past three decades by a shadowy organisation known as The Phalanx, it is now free and out to wreak vengeance.

Extensive, new, immersive elements will propel visitors into this compelling new narrative from the moment they set foot in the resort’s Forbidden Valley. 

Alien activity has long been synonymous with Cannock Chase, located on the
doorstep of Alton Towers in the Staffordshire countryside. 

The Ministry Of Defence has officially investigated dozens of reports of unexplained activity and strange lights in the area.

Incidents include school children who claim to have witnessed an extra-terrestrial figure with a ‘lemon-shaped’ head and a series of triangle shapes seen in the sky. 

On its opening in 1994 Nemesis was crowned Europe’s first inverted rollercoaster and has gone on to develop a cult status amongst thrillseekers globally. 

Millions of fans from around the world have visited the Staffordshire theme park to experience the thrilling 3.5 G-force, as the ride dangled thrillseekers along numerous twists and turns at speeds of up to 50mph. 

Bianca Sammut, Divisional Director at Alton Towers Resort, said: “Throughout its first 30 years, Nemesis captured the imagination of millions of thrillseekers from around the globe.

“It’s been an astonishing privilege to bring this truly iconic ride into the 21st

“We’ve retained its essential DNA, while harnessing the most state-of-the-art technology and immersive storytelling techniques to ensure it will retain its status as a truly unrivalled rollercoaster experience for a whole new generation.

“And from March 16, those brave enough will be able to experience for themselves
the truly awesome power of Nemesis Reborn.”

Alton After Dark: An Evening of Thrills!

Join us on the 16th, 23rd, and 30th of March for an exhilarating experience at Alton Towers!

Immerse yourself in a world of nocturnal thrills with Alton After Dark! As the sun sets, the adventure begins, with the theme park extending its hours until 8 pm. Get ready for an after-hours escapade that takes your favourite attractions to a whole new level as you ride them in the dark.

For the thrillseekers and those who crave excitement, this event is not to be missed! Brace yourself for an unforgettable evening filled with adrenaline-pumping rides and a unique atmosphere that transforms Alton Towers into a realm of nighttime excitement.

Mark your calendar for the 16th, 23rd, and 30th of March, and be a part of Alton After Dark – where the thrill continues after sunset!

Alton Towers

Nearest Train Stations

Alton Towers Resort is conveniently accessible by train from several nearby stations. Here's a rundown of the nearest train stations and their respective travel times to the resort:

  • Uttoxeter Train Station: Just 10 miles away, Uttoxeter station offers the closest rail connection to Alton Towers. A 20-minute drive or a 30-minute bus ride will get you to the resort from the station.

  • Stoke-on-Trent Train Station: Located 15 miles from Alton Towers, Stoke-on-Trent rail station provides another convenient option. A local taxi can whisk you away to the resort in approximately 25 minutes.

  • Derby Train Station: Derby train station is situated around 25 miles from Alton Towers. Upon arrival, you can arrange a taxi or car service to reach the resort in about 50 minutes to one hour.


Transportation Options from Train Stations

Once you arrive at one of the aforementioned train stations, you have several transportation options to reach Alton Towers Resort:

  • Taxi: Taxis are readily available at all three train stations and can provide a direct and convenient transfer to the resort.

  • Car Service: If you prefer a pre-booked car service, consider companies like Alton Towers Taxis or Swift Carriages.

  • Bus: A regular bus service operates from Uttoxeter town centre to Alton Towers Resort. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes.

Enjoy Your Day at Alton Towers

With easy access by train, Alton Towers is a fantastic destination for a thrilling day out. From adrenaline-pumping rides to family-friendly attractions, the resort offers something for everyone. So, pack your bags, grab your train tickets, and get ready for an unforgettable adventure at Alton Towers Resort.

Planning Your Train Journey


Welcome to our comprehensive guide on planning a cost-effective and convenient train journey. Learn how to secure cheap train tickets, use railcard to maximise your savings, and embrace the flexibility of off-peak travel.

1. Book Your Train Tickets in Advance: Ensure a Budget-Friendly Journey

Book early for guaranteed seats and unlock discounts. Early bookings offer better deals, especially during peak times like weekends or school holidays.

2. Check Before You Travel: Efficient Planning Starts Here

Check train schedules, consider connections, and review travel times. A well-organized journey begins with thorough planning.

3. Consider Railcards for Added Savings: Discover the benefits of railcards to amplify your savings. Whether you're a student, senior, or regular commuter, railcards offer exclusive discounts on your train fares, providing a pocket-friendly option for frequent travellers. Buy a digital railcard here


4. Embrace Off-Peak Travel: Quieter Journeys with Reduced Fares

Optimise your budget with off-peak travel. Enjoy a quieter experience and often reduced fares for a pocket-friendly option.

5. Consider Split Tickets or Alternative Journeys with Trainsplit: Unlock Cost-Effective Travel Options

Explore cost-effective travel with split tickets or alternative routes. Trainsplit's clever algorithm breaks down journeys for significant savings.

6. Allow Ample Time for Transfers and Transportation: Avoid unnecessary stress by allowing ample time for transfers and transportation from the train station to your destination. Smooth transitions enhance your overall travel experience and ensure you arrive on time for planned activities.

7. Consider Buses or Taxis for Convenience: Hassle-Free Transportation Options

For added convenience, consider buses or taxis for direct transportation. These options offer hassle-free travel to maximise your journey.

Explore the Benefits and Plan Your Journey Today

Incorporate these tips into your travel plans for a seamless journey. Explore the benefits of cheap train tickets, railcards, off-peak travel, and alternative routes with Trainsplit. Book your tickets and embark on a stress-free exploration today!