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from Sheffield to Northampton

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

Our recommendation

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

08:55Sheffield, Coach Station4h55 13:50Northampton
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21:30Sheffield, Coach Station5h10 02:40Northampton
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Other options
18:30Sheffield, Coach Station4h05 22:35Northampton
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11:30Sheffield, Coach Station3h50 15:20Northampton
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12:40Sheffield, Coach Station5h00 17:40Northampton
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

17 Sep
£82Cross Country
£24National Express
19 Sep
£81Cross Country
£23National Express
22 Sep
£82Cross Country

Travel Information between Sheffield and Northampton

distanceDistance81 miles (131 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £81
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £23 • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £81 • 2 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 81 miles (131 km) by coach or train between Sheffield and Northampton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 19 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 Sheffield to Northampton.

Travel Tips

Travel from Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Northampton.
What are my Sheffield to Northampton travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Sheffield to Northampton: coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Sheffield to Northampton is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £23 compared to other travel options to Northampton:

A coach is generally £58 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £81 from Sheffield to Northampton.

What is the quickest way from Sheffield to Northampton?

The fastest way to get to Northampton from Sheffield is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 19 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 50 min.

How many miles are between Sheffield and Northampton

The distance from Sheffield to Northampton is approximately 81 miles (131 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Sheffield to Northampton is:

  • 3 coaches per day.
  • 13 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Sheffield? Where do I arrive in Northampton?

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Sheffield, Brown Street and tend to arrive in Northampton, North Gate Bus Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Sheffield at Sheffield and arrive in Northampton at Northampton.
Who can get me from Sheffield to Northampton?

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

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Northampton. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Sheffield to Northampton tickets on Omio for £23.
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Northampton by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Sheffield to Northampton tickets on Omio for £81.
Is there a way to travel directly from Sheffield to Northampton?

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

  • You can take a direct coach with with 3 direct coaches per day.
  • You can find around 13 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 Sheffield to Northampton.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Northampton from Sheffield?
Your journey from Sheffield to Northampton doesn't have to end in Northampton. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Luton or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Luton or Manchester to your Sheffield to Northampton trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Northampton today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Sheffield to Northampton ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £23 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £81 one way.

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


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