London to Northampton train

Cheap train tickets from London to Northampton

Showing times and prices for 17 Aug

Cheapest

£17

Average

£29

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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09:15London Euston0h57 10:12Northampton
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£171One-way
08:16London Euston0h57 09:13Northampton
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£251One-way
08:22London Euston1h19 09:41Northampton
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£251One-way
08:49London Euston0h52 09:41Northampton
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£301One-way
09:20London Euston0h52 10:12Northampton
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£341One-way

Train schedule London to Northampton

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08:16London Euston0h57 09:13Northampton
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08:19London Euston0h54 09:13Northampton
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08:22London Euston1h19 09:41Northampton
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09:15London Euston0h57 10:12Northampton
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Fastest train times from London to Northampton

Showing times and prices for 17 Aug

Fastest Journey

52 m

Average

58 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

97 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London for Northampton every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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09:20London Euston0h52 10:12Northampton
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£341One-way
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08:49London Euston0h52 09:41Northampton
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£301One-way
08:19London Euston0h54 09:13Northampton
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08:16London Euston0h57 09:13Northampton
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£251One-way
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£171One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Northampton

distanceDistance60 miles
durationAverage train duration57 min
priceAverage train ticket price£22 (€25)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesChiltern Railways, West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or London Midland

Trains from London to Northampton cover the 60 miles long journey taking on average 57 min with our travel partners like Chiltern Railways, West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or London Midland. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £22, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Northampton.

Train providers: Chiltern Railways trains London to Northampton

Buy your official Chiltern Railways train tickets to Northampton from London from £11 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train from London to Northampton: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Are you making plans to travel between London and Northampton? Why not take a train with Chiltern Railways? Omio can show you current Chiltern Railways train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on London to Northampton trains all in one place. On the Chiltern Railways train, you can expect to travel 60 miles (97 km) between London and Northampton. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Northampton from London, you can quickly see if the Chiltern Railways ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Chiltern Railways train from London to Northampton, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    Trains from London to Northampton

    It takes about 1h 20min on average when you travel by train from London to Northampton. There are approximately 3-5 trains per hour from Monday to Saturday, except for early or late hours, when the frequency is down to 1-2 trains per hour. On Sundays, there are about 2-3 trains per hour. Most trains run direct from London to Northampton, but some require one transfer.

    London to Northampton Train Time: Daily Departures

    Trains from London to Northampton run frequently on a daily basis. Approximately 65 trains leave London for Northampton every day, except for Sundays, when there are about 45 departures. There are close to 435 trains per week on this route. About 2-3 trains operate between midnight and 02:00. The early morning train departs between 05:00 and 06:00 except for Sundays, when it leaves a little before 07:00.

    How long is the journey by train from London to Northampton?

    The 60-mile (97 km) journey by train to Northampton from London can take any time from 52 minutes to 4h 19min. On average, it does not take more than 1h 20min to 1h 30min. The train that takes the longest to reach Northampton leaves between 01:00 and 02:00 during the week. It requires one transfer at Milton Keynes Central and arrives right before 06:00.

    woman working on a train from London. Source: Shutterstock

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Northampton?

    Departure train station: Trains from London to Northampton depart from London Euston Station. It is located about 2.2 miles (3.5 km) from the city centre. You can take a cab or a bus right outside the station. Underground Metro services are also available for easy access to city centre stops. Euston has many facilities, including a platform lift for disabled passengers, cafes, shops, baby changing stations, showers, public telephones, and complimentary refreshments for First-Class passengers.

    Arrival train station: All trains from London to Northampton arrive at Northampton Station, which is located about 0.5 miles (0.8 km) to the west of the town centre. There are cabs as well as bus connections available outside the station. The number 8 bus will take you directly to the city centre. Northampton station’s facilities include some shops, car rental services, a couple of cafes, public telephones, toilets, and baby changing stations.

    Which train companies travel from London to Northampton?

    West Midlands Railway and Avanti West Coast are the two train companies operating trains from London Euston to Northampton. The midnight to 02:00 trains and the early-morning and late-night trains are operated by West Midlands Railway. The vast majority of these trains run direct, at varying speeds from the fastest to the slowest of the day. If you get lucky, you can find the cheapest fare of the day with this provider. Avanti West Coast trains provide service on this route between 07:00 and 17:00, but none of these trains are direct. All commuters have to transfer at Milton Keynes Central to reach Northampton. The trains are usually faster and take between 52 minutes to 1 hour to cover this route.

    Night trains London

    Generally, two night trains from London to Northampton leave between 23:00 and 00:00 during the week. The weeknight trains to Northampton take on average 1h 20min to cover this journey. There are three night trains at the weekend between 22:30 and 00:00, taking about 1h 30min to reach their destination. All night trains to Northampton run direct, 7 days a week.

    West Midland Railway trains from London to Northampton

    The West Midland Railway company is one of the main train providers from London to Northampton. They operate trains between 05:00 and 02:00 on weekdays and from a little before 07:00 to approximately 00:00 on Sundays. There are generally 2-5 trains per hour, depending on the time and day. Most of the West Midland Railway trains on this route are direct, except for a few trains requiring one transfer in between. On average, these trains take 1h 20min to reach Northampton, but the fastest train operated by this provider takes 52min. The longest time to reach Northampton from London by train is 4h 19min on a late-night/early-morning West Midland train with one transfer.

    Avanti West Coast trains from London to Northampton

    Trains operated by Avanti West Coast from London to Northampton run between approximately 07:00 and 17:00 from Monday to Saturday, with about 2-4 trains per hour. All Avanti West Coast trains require one transfer on the way to Northampton from London. Trains are high-speed and cover the distance in less than an hour on average. There is no service by this train provider on Sundays on this route.

    Trains from London to Northampton: Sustainability travel

    Sustainable travel is smart travel. To protect our environment, it has become important to reduce emissions of CO2 produced by our daily activities like commuting. Mass transport means less traffic, which in turn means less air and noise pollution. Travelling by train from London to Northampton is the greenest way to travel on this route. The fast and direct trains to Northampton from London not only make travelling stress-free but also help to minimise your carbon footprint.

    Train London to Northampton: Services on Board

    West Midland Railways’ trains from London to Northampton have both Standard- and First-Class train tickets. You can bring your folding bicycle on board at any time, but other bikes are not allowed at peak hours. Three pieces of luggage, including a big suitcase, a small carry-on bag and a small handbag, are allowed on board. You can also bring along two pets for free, provided the specified rules for animals on the train are followed. All trains have designated priority seating areas, and there is accessible space for wheelchairs and mobility scooters. When you travel from London to Northampton with Avanti West Coast trains, you can enjoy free wi-fi and order food on board in both Standard- and First-Class seating areas. Power plugs and free drinks are also available in First Class. If you want to bring your bicycle with you, you must make a prior reservation, although folding bicycles can be stored in the luggage area. Two pets are allowed for free on these trains as well. It is preferred that you bring two small bags instead of one big suitcase.

    How to find cheap train tickets from London to Northampton?

    To find cheap train tickets from London to Northampton, you should search a couple of weeks in advance. If you are flexible with your date and time of travel, chances are also higher that you will find cheaper tickets for this journey. West Midlands Railway train tickets always have an offer for the cheapest ticket of the day at various times throughout the day. Trains taking longer to reach Northampton from London can often be cheaper than the faster trains.

    Northampton All Saints Church. Source: Shutterstock

    To Northampton by train - travel tips

    When you visit Northampton by train from London, do visit the Guildhall, Northampton’s neo-gothic town hall. You can arrange a tour to view the stained-glass interiors, chandeliers, and murals of historical figures. The Northampton Museum and Art Gallery displays the world’s largest collection of footwear. It also houses 15th- and 16th-century Italian Renaissance paintings. Northampton’s oldest building is the Holy Sepulchre, one of England’s four Norman round churches. Hunsbury Hill is a massive park with walking trails on the site of a fort built 2500 years ago. For more tips on your trip to Northampton, visit the Omio online travel magazine The Window Seat.

    • Phipps Northampton Brewery Company
    • Althorp Estate
    • Cottesbrooke Hall and Gardens
    • 78 Derngate
    • Abington Park

    Travel Tips: Trains from London to Northampton

    Travel by train to Northampton easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Northampton.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Northampton from London to cost as little as £11  in the next 7 days.
    The London to Northampton train ticket price is on average £22  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
    The London to Northampton train distance is approximately 60 miles.
    On average the train from London to Northampton duration is 57 min  for the 60 miles long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Northampton.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called London Victoria, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London.

    The most popular arrival train station, Northampton, is located 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city centre of Northampton.

    For the best London to Northampton train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Chiltern Railways, West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or London Midland. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between London and Northampton to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, you can search for direct trains from London to Northampton on Omio with West Midlands Railway, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
    You can take the first train from London to Northampton at 05: 51   or take the last train from London to Northampton leaving at 23: 35. Look for the latest London Northampton train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
    You can find a train to Northampton from London to cost on average £22 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the London to Northampton train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    Northampton
    The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip to Northampton from London.
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    Public transport options for London Victoria
    Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
    Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transport options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transport options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
    Metro: N/A
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    Public transport options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Metro: Tube Lines.
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transport options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139
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    Public transport options for London Waterloo
    Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
    Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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    Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
    Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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    Public transport options for London Bridge
    Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
    Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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    Public transport options for Heathrow Airport T123
    Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
    Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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    Public transport options for London Marylebone
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
    Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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