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There are 4 ways to get from Bedford to Northampton by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Bedford station to Northampton, Derngate Centre 41

$9 - $11

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Train  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the train from Bedford St Johns to Bletchley
  2. Take the train from Bletchley to Northampton

$13 - $20

Taxi  •  31m

  1. Take a taxi from Bedford to Northampton 21.8 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  31m

  1. Drive from Bedford to Northampton 21.8 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Northampton is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Northampton is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bedford station station and arriving at Northampton, Derngate Centre. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Bedford St Johns and arriving at Northampton via Bletchley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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The distance between Bedford and Northampton is 19 miles. The road distance is 21.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Northampton without a car is to bus which takes 1h 9m and costs £7 - £9.

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The bus from Bedford station to Northampton, Derngate Centre takes 1h 9m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Bedford to Northampton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Bedford station.

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Bedford to Northampton train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Bedford St Johns station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Northampton is to bus which takes 1h 9m and costs £7 - £9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 19.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 9m

What companies run services between Bedford, England and Northampton, England?

Stagecoach in Bedford operates a bus from Bedford to Northampton every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $11 and the journey takes 1h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bedford to Northampton via Bletchley in around 1h 21m.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Bedford St Johns to Bletchley
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Train from Bletchley to Northampton
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford station to Northampton, Derngate Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Northampton
Ave. Duration
31m
Estimated price
$65 - $85
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424

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Bedford to Northampton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Northampton, Derngate Centre station.

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Bedford to Northampton train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Northampton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to Northampton is 22 miles. It takes approximately 31m to drive from Bedford to Northampton.

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