Travel options
from Leicester to Northampton

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

Our recommendation

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

08:50Leicester1h10 10:00Northampton
2 changes
04:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station0h55 05:10Northampton
0 changes
Other options
09:50Leicester1h31 11:21Northampton
2 changes
10:50Leicester1h31 12:21Northampton
2 changes
11:50Leicester1h31 13:21Northampton
2 changes

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

27 Sep
£24West Midlands Railway
£17National Express
28 Sep
£24West Midlands Railway
£9National Express
29 Sep
£24West Midlands Railway
£9National Express
30 Sep
£24West Midlands Railway
£9National Express
1 Oct
£24West Midlands Railway
£9National Express
2 Oct
£24West Midlands Railway
£9National Express

Travel Information between Leicester and Northampton

distanceDistance29 miles (46 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £23
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £19 • 55 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £19 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 29 miles (46 km) between Leicester and Northampton. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £19. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Leicester to Northampton.

Travel Tips

Travel from Leicester 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 Leicester to Northampton.
How do you get from Leicester to Northampton?

There are 2 ways to get from Leicester to Northampton: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Northampton from Leicester?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Leicester to Northampton, which costs on average £19.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Northampton:

A coach is £4 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Leicester to Northampton costing on average £23.

What is the fastest way to get from Leicester to Northampton?

The fastest way from Leicester to Northampton is by coach with an average journey time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Northampton from Leicester can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 1 h 29 min.

How far is Northampton from Leicester?

You should expect to travel around 29 miles (46 km) from Leicester to Northampton.

How many services a day are there to Northampton from Leicester?

The average frequency per day from Leicester to Northampton is:

  • 16 coaches a day.

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

When going from Leicester to Northampton, where do I depart from Leicester and where do I arrive in Northampton?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Leicester to Northampton:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and arrive in Northampton, North Gate Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Leicester and tend to arrive in Northampton.
Who can get me from Leicester to Northampton?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Leicester to Northampton:

  • You can go to Northampton from Leicester by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £19 with National Express from Leicester to Northampton on Omio.
  • You can go to Northampton from Leicester by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for £23 with Cross Country from Leicester to Northampton on Omio.
Can I find a direct route between Leicester and Northampton?

Yes, there are direct routes from Leicester to Northampton with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 16 direct coaches per day to Northampton with National Express.
  • You can find direct trains per day to Northampton with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Northampton tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Leicester to Northampton?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Leicester to Northampton often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Luton or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Leicester and Northampton itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Northampton and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Leicester to Northampton tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Leicester and Northampton, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £19 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £23 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Leicester and Northampton online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leicester (Coach Station)
Leicester, Braunstone