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from Edinburgh to Northampton

You can get from Edinburgh to Northampton by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Edinburgh to Northampton on 27 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:45Edinburgh10h10 20:55Northampton
1 changes
£381One-way
Cheapest
10:45Edinburgh10h10 20:55Northampton
1 changes
£381One-way
Other options
08:52Edinburgh Waverley5h21 14:13Northampton
3 changes
£791One-way
08:52Edinburgh Waverley5h29 14:21Northampton
1 changes
£791One-way
10:52Edinburgh Waverley5h20 16:12Northampton
3 changes
£821One-way

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Travel Information to Northampton from Edinburgh

distanceDistance272 miles (438 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£40 - £108
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £40 • 10 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £78 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or First Transpennine Express

Travel 272 miles (438 km) by coach, flight or train to Northampton from Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £40. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Northampton.

Travel Tips

Travel from Edinburgh to Northampton
Travel 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 Edinburgh to Northampton.
FAQs
How do you get from Edinburgh to Northampton?

You can travel between Edinburgh and Northampton 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Edinburgh to Northampton the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Northampton, which costs on average £40.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Northampton:

A coach is generally £38 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £78 from Edinburgh to Northampton.

A coach is £68 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Northampton costing on average £108.

What is the fastest way from Edinburgh to Northampton?

The fastest way to get to Northampton from Edinburgh is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Northampton that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 10 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 5 h 7 min.

How many miles from Edinburgh to Northampton would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 272 miles (438 km) from Edinburgh to Northampton.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Edinburgh to Northampton?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Northampton is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Northampton from Edinburgh as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Edinburgh and in Northampton?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Northampton:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Northampton, North Gate Bus Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Northampton.
Which travel operators can get me from Edinburgh to Northampton?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Northampton, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Northampton by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Edinburgh to Northampton for £40 on Omio.
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Northampton by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Edinburgh to Northampton tickets on Omio for £78.
  • Travel with First Transpennine Express for trains to Northampton. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for First Transpennine Express Edinburgh to Northampton tickets on Omio for £108.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Edinburgh to Northampton ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Edinburgh to Northampton? Many Omio customers who go from Edinburgh to Northampton usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Luton or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Luton or Manchester from Northampton, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase Edinburgh to Northampton tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Edinburgh to Northampton, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £40 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £78 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £108 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Northampton tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Northampton
Edinburgh
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Edinburgh Waverley
Amenities
Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.