There are 6 ways to get from Harpenden to Northampton by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Harpenden to Bedford
  2. Take the bus from Bedford Railway Station to Northampton, Derngate Centre 41

$23 - $27

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Bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 321|Sapphire / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luton to Northampton National Express / ...

$11 - $18

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Harpenden to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton

$39 - $57

Line 99 bus, bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) 99
  2. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) X7

$21 - $24

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harpenden to Northampton 42.2 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Harpenden to Northampton 42.2 miles

$9 - $14

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No, there is no direct bus from Harpenden to Northampton station. However, there are services departing from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn and arriving at Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harpenden to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Harpenden and arriving at Northampton via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between Harpenden and Northampton is 38 miles. The road distance is 42.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Harpenden to Northampton without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Harpenden to Northampton, including transfers.

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Harpenden to Northampton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station).

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Harpenden to Northampton train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Harpenden station.

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The best way to get from Harpenden to Northampton is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 99 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 22 min.

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Harpenden to Northampton bus services, operated by Stagecoach Northamptonshire, arrive at Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station).

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

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Map of how to get from Harpenden to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 37.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Harpenden to Northampton via London St Pancras International LL and London Euston in around 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harpenden to Northampton via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) in around 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Harpenden to Bedford
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Harpenden to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford Railway Station to Northampton, Derngate Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
unobus.info
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 Luton to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Harpenden to Northampton
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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Yes, the driving distance between Harpenden to Northampton is 42 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Harpenden to Northampton.

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