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

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Train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton

$65 - $95

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Northampton National Express

$18 - $25

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to Rainham (Kent)
  2. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Luton
  3. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central Milton Keynes, The Point 99 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Northampton Bus Interchange X7 / ...

$55 - $79

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Northampton 134.7 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Northampton is to bus which costs £13 - £20 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Northampton is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at Northampton via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Northampton via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Northampton is 108 miles. The road distance is 134.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs £50 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Canterbury to Northampton, including transfers.

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Canterbury to Northampton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Canterbury station.

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Canterbury to Northampton train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Canterbury West station.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Northampton is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs £50 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £20 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 108.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Northampton via St Pancras International and London Euston in around 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Northampton via London Victoria Coach Station in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Canterbury East to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Bus operators
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 Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Northampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central Milton Keynes, The Point
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central Milton Keynes, The Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire

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Canterbury to Northampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Northampton station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Northampton is 135 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to drive from Canterbury to Northampton.

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