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from Southampton to Northampton

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

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Travel Information to Northampton from Southampton

distanceDistance95 miles (153 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £54
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 5 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £54 • 3 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 95 miles (153 km) between Southampton and Northampton. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Southampton to Northampton.

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Travel from Southampton 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 Southampton to Northampton.
How do I go from Southampton to Northampton?

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

How do I get from Southampton to Northampton the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Southampton to Northampton. Tickets for a coach cost on average £12.

This is compared to other travel options to Northampton:

A coach is generally £41 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £54 from Southampton to Northampton.

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

The fastest way from Southampton to Northampton is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 12 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Northampton by coach can take on average 5 h 20 min.

How far is it from Southampton to Northampton?

The distance between Southampton and Northampton is around 95 miles (153 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Southampton to Northampton is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Southampton at Southampton, Coach Station and arrive in Northampton at Northampton, North Gate Bus Station.
  • Trains from Southampton to Northampton most often leave from Southampton Central and arrive in Northampton.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Southampton to Northampton?

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Northampton by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Southampton to Northampton tickets on Omio for £12.
  • Cross Country can take you to Northampton by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Southampton to Northampton for £54.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Southampton to Northampton?
Looking to extend your trip from Southampton to Northampton? Many Omio customers who go from Southampton 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 far in advance should I purchase tickets between Southampton and Northampton online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Southampton 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 route is on average £12 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £54 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Southampton 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

Southampton (Coach Station)
Southampton University
Southampton, Cruise Ship Terminal