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from Stansted to Northampton

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

Our recommendation

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

08:57Stansted Airport2h16 11:13Northampton
2 changes
£631One-way
Cheapest
08:57Stansted Airport2h16 11:13Northampton
2 changes
£631One-way
Other options
08:13Stansted Airport2h29 10:42Northampton
2 changes
£631One-way
08:27Stansted Airport2h46 11:13Northampton
1 changes
£631One-way
08:57Stansted Airport2h45 11:42Northampton
1 changes
£631One-way

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Travel Information to Northampton from Stansted

distanceDistance51 miles (83 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£20 - £60
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £20 • 3 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £60 • 2 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or West Midlands Railway

Travel 51 miles (83 km) by coach or train from Stansted to Northampton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 16 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 journey are National Express or West Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Stansted to Northampton.

Travel Tips

Travel from Stansted 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 Stansted to Northampton.
FAQs
How do I go from Stansted to Northampton?

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

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Stansted to Northampton, which costs on average £20.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Northampton:

A coach is £40 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Stansted to Northampton costing on average £60.

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

The fastest way from Stansted to Northampton is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 16 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 30 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Stansted to Northampton?

The distance from Stansted to Northampton is approximately 51 miles (83 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Stansted to Northampton is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Stansted to Northampton:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Stansted, London Stansted Airport to Northampton, North Gate Bus Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Stansted Airport and arrive in Northampton.
Which travel companies can get me from Stansted to Northampton?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Stansted 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 Stansted to Northampton tickets on Omio for £20.
  • Travel with West Midlands Railway to go to Northampton by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find West Midlands Railway Stansted to Northampton tickets on Omio for £60.
Can I find a direct route from Stansted to Northampton?

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

  • You'll find 1 direct train 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 from Stansted to Northampton.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Stansted to Northampton?
Your journey from Stansted 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 Stansted to Northampton trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Northampton today!
How early should I buy Stansted to Northampton tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £20 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £60 one way for this journey.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stansted
Northampton
Stansted Mountfitchet
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