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.

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Train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Rugby

$193 - $308

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Bus  •  8 h 35 min

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

$35 - $44

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Train via Birmingham New Street  •  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

$139 - $319

Train, bus  •  9 h 32 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

$153 - $221

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

$65 - $214

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, bus  •  4 h 39 min

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

$47 - $161

Fly Glasgow to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 54 min

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

$129 - $323

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, bus  •  5 h 17 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 Luton Airport London to Northampton

$54 - $157

Fly Glasgow to London Stansted, train  •  5 h 5 min

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

$80 - $188

Fly Glasgow to East Midlands, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton

$102 - $293

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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 Rugby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 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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The best way to get from Glasgow to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Glasgow to Northampton, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow to Northampton train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Northampton is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Glasgow to Northampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 286.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Glasgow to Northampton twice daily. Tickets cost $180 - $290 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Northampton 3 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
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
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, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Rugby
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $170
Anytime Day Single
$180 - $290
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 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Birmingham International to Northampton
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
Train from Glasgow Central to Derby
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $210
Off-Peak Single
$150 - $220
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
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
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
$20 - $28
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $28
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
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
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 Glasgow to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Glasgow to Northampton train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Rugby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Northampton is 342 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to drive from Glasgow to Northampton.

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Ryanair, Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 237+ hotels available in Northampton. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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