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There are 4 ways to get from London to Althorp by train, bus or car

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Train, line 96 bus

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Northampton Bus Interchange to Lower Harlestone, Glebe Lane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Northampton

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Bedford
  2. Take the bus from Bedford station to Northampton Bus Interchange

Drive

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Althorp

London to Althorp by train and bus

The journey time between London and Althorp is around 2h 37m and covers a distance of around 73 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 8m. Operated by London Midland and Stagecoach Midlands, the London to Althorp service departs from London Euston and arrives in Lower Harlestone, Glebe Lane. Typically 76 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

76 Weekly Services
2h 37m Average Duration
£28 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Althorp is to bus which costs £7 - £12 and takes 3h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Althorp is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 1h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Althorp. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Lower Harlestone, Glebe Lane via Northampton Bus Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 28m.

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The distance between London and Althorp is 65 miles. The road distance is 72.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Althorp without a car is to train and line 96 bus which takes 2h 37m and costs £27 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2h 37m to get from London to Althorp, including transfers.

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London to Althorp bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Althorp bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Northampton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Althorp is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from London to Althorp.

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  • Distance: 65.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 37m

What companies run services between London, England and Althorp, England?

National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Northampton twice daily. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 2h 5m.

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
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£24 - £28
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £28
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Bedford
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£11 - £26
Off-Peak Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£25 - £40
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£22 - £28
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£22 - £28
Bus operators
Stagecoach Midlands
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange to Lower Harlestone, Glebe Lane
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Midlands
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 Victoria Coach Station to Northampton
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
Stagecoach East
Phone
01733207860
Email
cambridge.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford station to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach East

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