There are 5 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Northampton by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton

$53 - $69

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Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Northampton, Coach Park 777 / ...

$16 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus, line 99 bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Luton Airport London 737 / ...
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Airport Bus Station to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) 99
  3. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) X7

$28 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Northampton 71.8 miles

$15 - $23

Towncar  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Northampton 71.8 miles

$190 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Northampton is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Northampton is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stansted Airport, Coach Station station and arriving at Northampton, Coach Park. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Northampton is 55 miles. The road distance is 71.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £40 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Northampton, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Northampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Northampton is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £40 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £22 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 55 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Northampton, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Northampton via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Northampton once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $29 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$39
Business
$36
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 Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Northampton, Coach Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Northampton
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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