How to get from Reading to Northampton

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Travel Information between Reading and Northampton

distanceDistance55 miles (88 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £42 • 1 h 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 55 miles (88 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train between Reading and Northampton. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Reading to Northampton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Reading 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 Reading to Northampton.

You can travel between Reading and Northampton 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Reading to Northampton is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Northampton:

A flight is generally £48 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £48 from Reading to Northampton.

A flight is £1 less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from Reading to Northampton costing on average £1.

A flight is £42 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Reading to Northampton costing on average £42.

The fastest way from Reading to Northampton is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 58 min.

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

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The Reading to Northampton distance is approximately 55 miles (88 km).

The average frequency per day from Reading to Northampton is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • 14 trains per day.

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

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

  • Coaches from Reading to Northampton most often leave from Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading) and arrive in Northampton.
  • Trains most often depart from Reading at Reading and arrive in Northampton at Northampton.

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

  • You can take a coach from Reading to Northampton with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £48 with National Express from Reading to Northampton.
  • You can travel to Northampton from Reading by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £42 with Cross Country from Reading to Northampton.
Many of our customers travelling from Reading to Northampton don't make Northampton their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Luton or Manchester, either of which you could add to your Reading and Northampton trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Northampton to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £48 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £42 one way.

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

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