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from Manchester to Northampton

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

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Northampton on 17 Sep we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:05Manchester Piccadilly2h06 10:11Northampton
1 changes
£471One-way
Cheapest
08:45Manchester, Coach Station5h05 13:50Northampton
1 changes
£201One-way
Other options
14:00Manchester, Coach Station5h05 19:05Northampton
1 changes
£201One-way
12:15Manchester, Coach Station4h35 16:50Northampton
1 changes
£241One-way
08:31Manchester Piccadilly2h50 11:21Northampton
2 changes
£531One-way

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Fri
17 Sep
£47Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
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Sat
18 Sep
£39Cross Country
£20National Express
£95British Airways
Sun
19 Sep
£39Cross Country
£20National Express
£148British Airways
Mon
20 Sep
£27Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
£58British Airways
Tue
21 Sep
£47Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
£160British Airways
Wed
22 Sep
£47Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
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Thu
23 Sep
£26Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
£54British Airways
Fri
24 Sep
£46Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
£59British Airways
Sun
26 Sep
£29Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
£97British Airways
Wed
29 Sep
£34Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
£78British Airways

Travel Information from Manchester to Northampton

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£20 - £60
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £20 • 4 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £60 • 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) to Northampton from Manchester. 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 £20. The most popular travel providers which serve this route 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

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FAQs
How do I go from Manchester to Northampton?

There are 3 travel options from Manchester to Northampton: coach, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way from Manchester to Northampton is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £20 compared to other travel options to Northampton:

A coach is generally £40 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £60 from Manchester to Northampton.

A coach is £19 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Manchester to Northampton costing on average £39.

What is the quickest way 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, going by coach can take 4 h 35 min   on average.

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

What is the distance from Manchester to Northampton?

Northampton is approximately 102 miles (164 km) away from Manchester.

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

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 who buy a coach ticket from Manchester to Northampton depart from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange to Northampton, North Gate Bus Station.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Manchester to Northampton depart from Manchester Piccadilly to Northampton.
Which travel companies 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 go to Northampton from Manchester by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £20 with National Express from Manchester to Northampton on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane from Manchester to Northampton with British Airways, and you can find British Airways Manchester to Northampton tickets for £60 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Northampton from Manchester with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Manchester to Northampton tickets for £39 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from Manchester to Northampton?

Yes, there are direct services available from Manchester to Northampton with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find around direct flights per day and book this direct flight with British Airways.
  • You can find around 25 direct trains per day and book this direct train 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 from Manchester to Northampton.

Where should I go next after I travel between Manchester and Northampton?
Many of our customers travelling from Manchester to Northampton don't make Northampton their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Luton or Leicester, either of which you could add to your Manchester and Northampton trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Northampton to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Northampton from Manchester online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £20 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £60 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £39 one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Northampton
Manchester (Coach Station)
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

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.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Manchester Oxford Road
Amenities
Manchester Piccadilly
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

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.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.