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from Manchester to Northampton

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2 Dec
£53Cross Country
£20National Express
£158British Airways
3 Dec
£39Cross Country
£71British Airways
4 Dec
£39Cross Country
£68British Airways
5 Dec
£39Cross Country
£66British Airways
9 Dec
£39Cross Country
£81British Airways
10 Dec
£53West Midlands Railway
£60British Airways
11 Dec
£38Cross Country
£61British Airways
12 Dec
£39Cross Country
£67British Airways

Travel Information between Manchester and Northampton

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £59
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £19 • 4 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £59 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Cross Country

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 102 miles (164 km) from Manchester to Northampton. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 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 journey are National Express, British Airways or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Manchester to Northampton.

Travel Tips

Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Northampton.
How do I go from Manchester to Northampton?

There are 3 ways to get from Manchester to Northampton: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Manchester and Northampton?

The cheapest way from Manchester to Northampton is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £19 compared to other travel options to Northampton:

A coach is £40 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Manchester to Northampton costing on average £59.

A coach is about £19 less than a train, which costs on average £38 for this trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Northampton from Manchester is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 55 min   on average.

What is the distance from Manchester to Northampton?

The distance between Manchester and Northampton is around 102 miles (164 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Northampton is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Manchester to Northampton?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Northampton, Saxon Avenue / Wake Way (Grange Park).
  • Most travellers take a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Northampton.
Who can get me from Manchester to Northampton?

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

  • You can travel by coach between Manchester and Northampton with National Express, and you can find National Express Manchester to Northampton tickets for £19 on Omio.
  • You can go to Northampton from Manchester by plane with British Airways. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £59 with British Airways from Manchester to Northampton on Omio.
  • You can go to Northampton from Manchester by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for £38 with Cross Country from Manchester to Northampton on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly to Northampton from Manchester?

Yes, there are direct services available between Manchester and Northampton with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with.
  • You can take a direct flight with British Airways with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find 25 direct trains per day with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Northampton as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Manchester and Northampton.

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

When planning your trip to Northampton from Manchester, 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.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £59 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £38 one way.

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