There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow to Northampton by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton

$189 - $311

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express

$35 - $44

9 alternative options

Train via Warrington Bank Quay  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Rugby

$194 - $314

Train, bus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Derby
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to St Margaret's Bus Station Skylink Leicester Derby

$150 - $217

Drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Northampton 342.2 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Northampton

$64 - $213

Fly Glasgow to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton

$127 - $322

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  2. Take the bus from London Luton Airport to Northampton

$46 - $160

Fly Glasgow to London Stansted, train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton

$79 - $187

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  3. Take the bus from London Luton Airport to Northampton

$54 - $156

Fly Glasgow to East Midlands, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Tamworth High Level
  3. Take the train from Tamworth to Rugby
  4. Take the train from Rugby to Northampton

$94 - $279

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Northampton is to bus which costs £26 - £35 and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Northampton is to fly and train which costs £45 - £170 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Northampton is 286 miles. The road distance is 342.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Glasgow to Northampton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Northampton via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Northampton via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Northampton, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Northampton via Birmingham New Street in around 5 h 24 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Northampton 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
Train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Rugby
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Birmingham International to Northampton
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
Train from Tamworth to Rugby
Ave. Duration
25 min
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
19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $17
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Birmingham International to Northampton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Train from London Euston to Northampton
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Tamworth to Rugby
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from Rugby to Northampton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Derby
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $200
Off-Peak Single
$140 - $220
Train from Derby to Tamworth High Level
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $22
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Luton Airport to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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