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There are 5 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Northampton by bus, train, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park to Derby, Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton

$57 - $109

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park to St Margaret's Bus Station Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Northampton Bus Interchange X7

$13 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus, train via Rugby  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building to Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road
  2. Take the train from Long Eaton to Tamworth High Level
  3. Take the train from Tamworth to Rugby
  4. Take the train from Rugby to Northampton

$51 - $105

Drive  •  57m

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Northampton 54 miles

$11 - $17

Towncar  •  57m

  1. Take a town car from East Midlands Airport to Northampton 54 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Northampton is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 57m.

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The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Northampton is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Northampton. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park and arriving at Northampton Bus Interchange via Haymarket Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 26m.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Northampton is 44 miles. The road distance is 54 miles.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Northampton without a car is to bus and train which takes 3h 7m and costs £40 - £85.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Northampton, including transfers.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Northampton bus services, operated by Kinchbus, depart from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park station.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Northampton bus services, operated by Stagecoach Northamptonshire, arrive at Northampton Bus Interchange station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Northampton is 54 miles. It takes approximately 57m to drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Northampton.

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Map of how to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 44.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 7m

What companies run services between East Midlands Airport (EMA), England and Northampton, England?

You can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Northampton via St Margaret's Bus Station and Haymarket Bus Station in around 3h 26m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Long Eaton to Tamworth High Level
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Tamworth to Rugby
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Rugby to Northampton
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Tamworth to Rugby
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
Train from Rugby to Northampton
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $17
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park to Derby, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building to Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Northampton
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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