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from Southampton to Northampton

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26 May
£66South Western Railway
£20National Express
27 May
£68South Western Railway
£22National Express
28 May
£65South Western Railway
£29National Express
29 May
£53South Western Railway
£31National Express
30 May
£65South Western Railway
£27National Express
31 May
£69South Western Railway
£29National Express

Travel Information between Southampton and Northampton

distanceDistance95 miles (153 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£20 - £90
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £20 • 5 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £90 • 3 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 95 miles (153 km) from Southampton to Northampton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £20. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Southampton to Northampton.

Travel Tips: 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?

There are 2 ways to travel between Southampton and Northampton including taking a coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Southampton to Northampton is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £20 compared to other travel options to Northampton:

A coach is £71 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Southampton to Northampton costing on average £90.

What is the fastest way to Northampton from Southampton?

The fastest way from Southampton to Northampton is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 42 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Northampton by coach can take on average 5 h 25 min.

How many miles are between Southampton and Northampton

Northampton is approximately 95 miles (153 km) away from Southampton.

How many services a day are there to Northampton from Southampton?

The average frequency per day from Southampton to Northampton is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Southampton to 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 Southampton and in Northampton?

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

  • Coaches from Southampton to Northampton most often leave from Southampton, Coach Station and arrive in Northampton.
  • Trains mostly depart from Southampton Central and arrive in Northampton.

Which travel operators can get me 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:

  • National Express can get you to Northampton by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Southampton to Northampton for £20 on Omio.
  • South Western Railway can take you to Northampton by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for South Western Railway from Southampton to Northampton for £90.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Southampton to Northampton?

Many of our customers travelling from Southampton 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 Southampton and Northampton trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Northampton to any of these top destinations today!

When should I book a ticket from Southampton to Northampton online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £20 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £90 one way.

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