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from Northampton to Birmingham

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Travel Information to Birmingham from Northampton

distanceDistance45 miles (73 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £14
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £6 • 1 h 6 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £6 • 1 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or West Midlands Railway

Travel 45 miles (73 km) by coach or train between Northampton and Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 6 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or West Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Northampton to Birmingham.

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

You can travel to Birmingham from Northampton 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Northampton to Birmingham?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Northampton to Birmingham, which costs on average £6.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A train journey is usually £9 less than a journey to Birmingham by coach, which costs on average £14 for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Northampton to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 6 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 1 h 45 min   of travel time.

How far is Birmingham from Northampton?

The Northampton to Birmingham distance is approximately 45 miles (73 km).

How many services a day are there between Northampton and Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Northampton to Birmingham is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Northampton, Saxon Avenue / Wake Way (Grange Park) and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Northampton and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Who can get me from Northampton to Birmingham?

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Birmingham by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Northampton to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £14.
  • Travel with West Midlands Railway to go to Birmingham by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find West Midlands Railway Northampton to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £6.
Is it possible to travel directly to Birmingham from Northampton?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Birmingham with National Express with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to take to Birmingham with West Midlands Railway.

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

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

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £14 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is £6 one way on average for this route.

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