How to Reach Northampton - The Easiest Way to Reach Northampton

There are many routes and means to reach Northampton, lets us take a look at them:


  • By air: While Northampton doesn’t have an airport of its own, Birmingham Airport, East Midlands Airport, and London Luton Airport in Luton are the closest airports to Northampton. Major European airlines fly in and out of these airports on daily basis, connecting them to the major cities of the United Kingdom, and other countries of Europe. Northampton is also connected by direct rail and bus links to Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport and Stansted Airports
  • By train: Operated by London Midland, trains run every 30 minutes from Northampton’s Castle Station to Birmingham and London. The central station is located at a 15 minutes’ walk from the city centre.
  • By road: If driving to Northampton, the M1 motorway passes right through South Northamptonshire which is only 15 minutes from the city centre. If planning to take a bus, National Express offers coach services. Stagecoach Northampton also runs on a number of regional routes that connects Northampton to many nearby towns and villages.


  • While the most common mode of transportation to get around the city is by car and taxi, the town of Northampton is also served by a comprehensive bus service that is operated by Stagecoach Northampton and Uno.

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Modes of Transportation in Northampton

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Northampton. The most preferred mode of transport in Northampton is Working from Home.

Average distance: 3.28 km Average time: 23.33 min

  • Walking 40%
    Walking 25 min Driving 5 min Overall average time for 3.3 kms 30 min
  • Car 20%
    Driving 10 min Overall average time for 3.22 kms 10 min

How to Reach Northampton from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Wellingborough to Northampton 24.2 km 24 mins
Milton keynes to Northampton 27.35 km 27 mins
Leicester to Northampton 50.62 km 50 mins
Bulkington to Northampton 63.71 km 1 hour 3 mins
Peterborough to Northampton 82.17 km 1 hour 22 mins
St albans to Northampton 82.93 km 1 hour 22 mins
Greenwich to Northampton 130.34 km 2 hours 10 mins
Stoke-on-trent to Northampton 165.23 km 2 hours 45 mins
St helier to Northampton 364.67 km 6 hours 4 mins
Boston to Northampton 7829.41 km 130 hours 29 mins
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