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There are 3 ways to get from London Paddington Station to St. James End by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton

£26 - £30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the bus from London Baker Street Station to Northampton National Express

£6 - £10

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Drive  •  1h 12m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to St. James End 65.1 miles

£9 - £15

London Paddington Station to St. James End by subway and train

The journey time between London Paddington Station and St. James End is around 1h 23m and covers a distance of around 68 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 4m. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and London Midland, the London Paddington Station to St. James End service departs from Paddington and arrives in Northampton. Typically 384 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 23m
Fastest journey time:
1h 4m
Services per week:
384
Cheapest price:
£26
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:14
Last service departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to St. James End subway and train schedules

Departing Friday, June 25, 2021

London Paddington Station → St. James End
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from London Paddington Station to St. James End is to bus, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 2h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to St. James End is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to St. James End. However, there are services departing from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace and arriving at Northampton via London Baker Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to St. James End. However, there are services departing from Paddington and arriving at Northampton via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and St. James End is 59 miles. The road distance is 65.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to St. James End without a car is to train which takes 1h 21m and costs £26 - £31.

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It takes approximately 1h 21m to get from London Paddington Station to St. James End, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to St. James End bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Baker Street Station.

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London Paddington Station to St. James End train services, operated by London Midland, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to St. James End is to train which takes 1h 21m and costs £26 - £31. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 2h 55m.

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  • Distance: 59 miles
  • Duration: 1h 21m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and St. James End, England?

London Midland operates a train from London Euston to Northampton every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £24 - £28 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Baker Street Station to Northampton 4 times a week. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 1h 45m.

Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Northampton
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£24 - £28
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £28
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 London Baker Street Station to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express

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London Paddington Station to St. James End bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Northampton station.

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London Paddington Station to St. James End train services, operated by London Midland, arrive at Northampton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to St. James End is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 12m to drive from London Paddington Station to St. James End.

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