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There are 5 ways to get from Bury St Edmunds to Northampton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton

£52 - £74

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Bus via Bedford  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Cambridge, Fair Street 11 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, Jesus College to Bedford, Bus Station X5
  3. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Northampton Bus Interchange 41

£21 - £26

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Peterborough
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Northampton, St Edmund's Street X4

£34 - £49

Bus  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway X5

£27 - £36

Drive  •  1h 25m

  1. Drive from Bury St Edmunds to Northampton 81.7 miles

£13 - £20

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The cheapest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Northampton is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Northampton is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bury St Edmunds to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Bury St Edmunds and arriving at Northampton via Cambridge, Parkside and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bury St Edmunds to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Bury St Edmunds and arriving at Northampton via Cambridge and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 38m.

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The distance between Bury St Edmunds and Northampton is 68 miles. The road distance is 81.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 3h 38m and costs £50 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3h 38m to get from Bury St Edmunds to Northampton, including transfers.

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Bury St Edmunds to Northampton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bury St Edmunds station.

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Bury St Edmunds to Northampton train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Bury St Edmunds station.

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The best way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Northampton is to train which takes 3h 38m and costs £50 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £40 and takes 4h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Bury St Edmunds to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 67.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 38m

What companies run services between Bury St Edmunds, England and Northampton, England?

You can take a train from Bury St Edmunds to Northampton via Cambridge, London St Pancras International LL, and London Euston in around 3h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bury St Edmunds to Northampton via Cambridge, Parkside and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 4h 58m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £19
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bury St Edmunds to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Northampton, St Edmund's Street
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £12
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National Express
Suffolk Norse
Phone
01473 341500
Email
enquiries@suffolknorse.co.uk
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once a week
Unknown
Suffolk Norse
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Cambridge, Jesus College to Bedford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Cambridge, Fair Street
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Stagecoach in Cambridge

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Bury St Edmunds to Northampton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway station.

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Bury St Edmunds to Northampton train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Northampton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bury St Edmunds to Northampton is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Bury St Edmunds to Northampton.

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