|Distance||59 miles (95 km)|
|Average train duration||56 min|
|Average train ticket price||£16 (€18)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from London Euston to Northampton cover the 59 miles (95 km) long journey taking on average 56 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £10, but the average price of train tickets is £16.
With several services every hour, journeys that take less than an hour in many cases and direct trains, it's quick and easy to travel between London Euston and Northampton by train.
Trains from London-Euston to Northampton begin from around 6:00 a.m. and run until after 10:00 p.m. from Monday to Saturday. There are usually around four scheduled services every hour, especially at busy times of travel, and travellers typically won't need to wait longer than around 20 minutes for the next train on this busy and well-served route.
This is a quick route and most journeys take around an hour. The fastest service, operated by Virgin Trains, takes just 54 minutes but surprisingly it does require one change - at Milton Keynes. The vast majority of trains from London-Euston to Northampton are direct and most passengers may prefer to choose a direct train for the sake of an extra five minutes journey time!
Departure train station: London Euston is located in the centre of the capital, next to Bloomsbury and the Museum Quarter. London Euston is incredibly easy for onward travel, with the London Underground, taxi rank and local bus services all accessible directly from the station. Inside the concourse, you'll find accessible toilets and showers, trolleys, shops, food and coffee outlets, newsagents, ATMs, phones and more.
Arrival train station: Northampton Station is just a five-minute walk from the main town centre, and buses and taxis stop directly outside. Inside the concourse, there are shops, coffee outlets, a waiting area, self-ticketing machines, a customer service desk, digital information boards, phones and an ATM.
The trains between London-Euston and Northampton are run by Virgin Trains and West Midlands Railway. West Midlands Railway runs slightly more trains on the route than Virgin, although both have scheduled services regularly throughout the day.
Virgin Trains usually run around two services an hour, and these will sometimes have a change at Milton Keynes Central. The journeys still take less than an hour though, even with the change.
West Midlands trains will usually run 2-3 services each hour and these are direct. Each journey will usually take between an hour to one hour 15 minutes.
Both Virgin Trains and West Midlands trains have similar policies with regards to their onboard services. Both have first and second-class carriages and generous luggage space with racks available at the end of each carriage, above seats and in luggage bays. Bikes can be pre-booked, with limited availability of spaces. Well-behaved pets can be taken on board but must be kept safely in the aisles with their owner. There is more detail on the pet policy on each provider's website. Travellers with disabilities have access to wheelchairs, ramps, braille and audio information and extra assistance from staff. For these travellers, it is often worth flagging up specific needs in advance for the best possible service.
It's possible to find cheap tickets for trains between London-Euston to Northampton by booking in advance, being flexible with your dates and times and by choosing services which are slower, or which have connections. Why not also choose a mobile ticket to travel paper-free?
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