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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 11 min

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

$39 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 25 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 / ...

$12 - $18

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Harpenden to Bedford
  2. Take the bus from Bedford Railway Station to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) 41

$23 - $27

Line 99 bus, bus  •  2 h 35 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

$22 - $24

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harpenden to Northampton 42.2 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Harpenden to Northampton 42.2 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Harpenden to Northampton is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harpenden to Northampton is to taxi which costs £150 - £180 and takes 45 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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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Harpenden to Northampton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harpenden to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn and arriving at Northampton via Luton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 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 11 min.

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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 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harpenden to Northampton via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and Luton in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
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
Train from Harpenden to Bedford
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
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
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford Railway Station to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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 30 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Harpenden to Northampton
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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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