How do I get to Alton Towers Resort by Bus? First Potteries operate departures from Stoke-on-Trent city centre (Hanley), Stoke-on-Trent Rail Station and Uttoxeter (except Sundays). There is also a daily service X52 service that runs from Nottingham and Derby. You can find the full timetables at the First Group and Notts and Derby websites. Bus routes may involve one or more changeovers to complete your journey. Related articles How do I get to Alton Towers Resort by Train? Where is the nearest petrol station to Alton Towers Resort? How do I book an Overnight Stay or Package with you? Where is Alton Towers Resort located? I have a theme park ticket for Saturday 17th / Sunday 18th March – can I change my visit date?