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Duration 4h 1m
Distance 191.2 miles
Average price £174
Frequency 21/day

Trip overview

The average train between Exeter and Northampton takes 4h 1m and the fastest train takes 3h 18m. There is a train service every few hours from Exeter to Northampton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Exeter St Davids
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Northampton
3h 52m
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£93 - £281

Exeter to Northampton train times

Trains run hourly between Exeter and Northampton. The earliest departure is at 08:27 in the morning, and the last departure from Exeter is at 20:56 which arrives into Northampton at 06:34. All services require a transfer at Birmingham New Street and take an average of 4h 1m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Northampton via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Exeter and Northampton is 156 miles. The road distance is 191.2 miles.

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Exeter to Northampton train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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Exeter to Northampton train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Northampton station.

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