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London to Northampton by bus

The journey from London to Northampton by bus is 61.17 mi and takes 2 hrs 58 mins. There are 407 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:05 and the last at 23:59. It is possible to travel from London to Northampton by bus for as little as £3.46 or as much as £52.29. The best price for this journey is £3.46.

Lowest Price£3.46
Journey Duration2 hrs 58 mins
Connection per Day407
Lowest Price£3.46
Highest Price£52.29
First Departure00:05
Last Departure23:59
Distance61.17 mi
CarriersLondon Overground, West Midlands RailwayMore

London to Northampton Bus Times

Departure date
Saturday, 15 Jun 2024

Traveling from London to Northampton with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from London to Northampton. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from London to Northampton?

The prices for bus tickets from London to Northampton vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from London to Northampton will cost £3.46. The average bus ticket price is approximately £26.41. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, you can expect to spend around £26.41 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from London to Northampton.

How long is the journey from London to Northampton by bus?

The distance between London to Northampton is approximately 61.17 mi. In general, it will take you about 2 hrs 58 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The distance between London and Northampton is around 61.17 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 2 hrs 58 mins. However, the fastest routes between London and Northampton take 1 hr 5 mins. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

How many times a day do departures from London leave for Northampton?

The exact number of journeys from London to Northampton can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 407 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from London to Northampton. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from London to Northampton varies, but in general, you can expect to find 212 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 195 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Northampton. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from London to Northampton
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Northampton.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Northampton, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Northampton.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book London to Northampton travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £0.85 to £10.84 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 92% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from London to Northampton

The cheapest London - Northampton bus tickets can be found for as low as £5.96 if you’re lucky, or £7.69 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £11.01.

Find the best day to travel to Northampton by bus

When travelling to Northampton by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

London Overground is a suburban rail network in London, England. It was created in 2007 by the merger of the former Silverlink Metro service with other rail services. The network consists of 112 stations and serves 23 London boroughs. London Overground operates on these routes, which include Highbury & Islington to West Croydon/Clapham Junction/Crystal Palace, Richmond/Clapham Junction to Stratford, Gospel Oak to Barking Riverside, Watford Junction to Euston, Liverpool Street to Enfield Town/Cheshunt, Liverpool Street to Chingford, and Romford to Upminster. Overground is operated by Arriva Rail London under a concession from Transport for London.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

West Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the West Midlands region of England.The West Midlands Trains consortium, composed of Abellio, JR East, and Mitsui, won the franchise for the region, leading to the establishment of the service in 2017. The West Midlands Railway offers a variety of services, including longer distance services to cities like London and Liverpool as well as local and regional trains.

Services on board London Overground, West Midlands Railway and Megabus from London to Northampton
Compare services on board when travelling from London to Northampton by bus.
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London to Northampton CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from London to Northampton?
A bus ticket from London to Northampton is £26.41. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £3.46.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from London to Northampton?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Northampton is £3.46. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Northampton by bus?
London to Northampton is 61.17 mi.
How long does the bus between London and Northampton take?
London to Northampton is on average 2 hrs 58 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 5 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Northampton?
The bus journey from London to Northampton is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: London Overground, West Midlands Railway, Megabus, Avanti West Coast and National Express.
How many bus connections per day go from London to Northampton?
London to Northampton has 407 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from London to Northampton leave?
The earliest bus from London to Northampton departs at 00:05. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from London to Northampton depart?
The latest bus from London to Northampton departs at 23:59. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Northampton in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £3.46 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from London to Northampton?
There are on average 212 direct connection(s) from London to go to Northampton.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Northampton by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between London and Northampton is 1 hr 5 mins.
Is there a direct bus from London to Northampton?
Yes, there is a direct bus between London and Northampton.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Northampton by bus?
The bus journey from London to Northampton creates 7.38kg of CO2 emissions.

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