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Enjoy an all-inclusive day out at Alton Towers from London or Leicester with Midland Mainline. Prices from only £29 from London...

your action packed day made easy 

Midland Mainline can take you to the action with our all-inclusive day out package, which includes return rail travel to Derby station, coach transfer to Alton Towers itself, and entry to the park. Tickets must be booked by 1800 on the day before you wish to travel, however if you book at least 7 days before travel, the price is even better.

Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays only, from 5 April to 1 November 2003.

Train departs London St. Pancras bound for Derby. Customers can also join at Leicester at 0936.
Arrive at Derby where our coach will be waiting in front of the station to whisk you off to Alton Towers.
Arrive at Alton Towers for your day of action, excitement and thrills.
Rejoin the coach for your return journey to Derby.
Your train departs Derby for London St. Pancras.
Arrive at London St. Pancras. The train arrives at Leicester at 1930.
Please note that train times may change slightly after 29 September 2003, please check before you travel.

Depart from Standard First Class
Book by 1800 day before Book 7 days before Book by 1800 day before Book 7 days before
London St. Pancras £36 £29 £40 £33
Leicester £30 £23 £32 £25

Child fares are available for children aged 5 to 15 inclusive, and are priced at £5 less than the adult price.

Young Persons Railcard holders are entitled to a 10% discount when booking at a station or by phone. You must have your railcard with you when booking your ticket and when travelling.

Special rates apply to large groups of 10 or more, please call Midland Mainline for more details.


booking tickets, info and benefits 

Tickets must be booked by either 1800 on the day before you wish to travel or at least 7 days before travel, depending on the price of ticket you are purchasing.

08457 125 678
open daily 0800 - 2000
any Midland Mainline station

Benefits of travelling with Midland Mainline...

  • Complimentary tea and coffee for all customers
  • Free seat reservations
  • Complimentary newspapers for First Class ticket holders (Monday to Friday only)
  • Complimentry fruit juice, mineral water, small snack and glass of wine as appropraite to the time of day, for First Class ticket holders (Monday to Friday only)
  • Comfortable air-conditioned trains
  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Wheelchair spaces and disabled toilets
  • Delicious food and drink from mm's bar or our at-seat service
  • Friendly and helpful on train team, available to answer and queries and to make your journey even more enjoyable