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from Nottingham to Northampton

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

Our recommendation

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

17:45Nottingham, Coach Station3h10 20:55Northampton
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17:45Nottingham, Coach Station3h10 20:55Northampton
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08:13Nottingham1h47 10:00Northampton
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17:45Nottingham, Coach Station3h10 20:55Northampton
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10:00Nottingham, Coach Station3h10 13:10Northampton
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Travel Information between Nottingham and Northampton

distanceDistance50 miles (80 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £47
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £23 • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £23 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 50 miles (80 km) to Northampton from Nottingham. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Nottingham to Northampton.

Travel Tips

Travel from Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Northampton.
How do I travel to Northampton from Nottingham?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Northampton from Nottingham. You can take a coach or train.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Nottingham to Northampton, which costs on average £23.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Northampton:

A coach is generally £24 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £47 from Nottingham to Northampton.

What is the quickest way from Nottingham to Northampton?

The quickest way to travel to Northampton from Nottingham is by coach, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 47 min   on average.

What is the distance from Nottingham to Northampton?

You should expect to travel around 50 miles (80 km) from Nottingham to Northampton.

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

The average frequency per day from Nottingham to Northampton is:

  • 1 coach per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Nottingham and Northampton as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Nottingham at Nottingham, Bulwell Bus Station (Stop BU07) and arrive in Northampton at Northampton, North Gate Bus Station.
  • Trains from Nottingham to Northampton most often leave from Nottingham and arrive in Northampton.
Which travel companies can get me from Nottingham to Northampton?

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

  • You can travel from Nottingham to Northampton by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £23 with National Express from Nottingham to Northampton.
  • You can take a train from Nottingham to Northampton with Cross Country. Cheap tickets can be found for £47 with Cross Country from Nottingham to Northampton.
Can I find a direct route from Nottingham to Northampton?

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

  • You can take a direct coach with with 1 direct coach per day.
  • You'll find 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 to Northampton from Nottingham.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Northampton from Nottingham?
Looking to extend your trip from Nottingham to Northampton? Many Omio customers who go from Nottingham 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 buy Nottingham to Northampton tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £23 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £47 one way.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Nottingham (Coach Station)