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

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Train, line 17 bus  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Kettering
  2. Take the line 17 bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Desborough, Station Road 17 / ...

£29 - £43

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Bus  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express / ...

£6 - £9

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton
  2. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange to Kettering, Newland Centre X10 / ...

£27 - £42

Drive  •  1h 37m

  1. Drive from London King's Cross to Desborough 86.4 miles

£15 - £22

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The cheapest way to get from London to Desborough is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 4h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Desborough is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Desborough station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Desborough, Station Road via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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The distance between London and Desborough is 71 miles. The road distance is 86.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Desborough without a car is to train and line 17 bus which takes 2h 16m and costs £29 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 16m to get from London to Desborough, including transfers.

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

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London to Desborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Desborough is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1h 37m to drive from London to Desborough.

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There are 252+ hotels available in Desborough. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Desborough.
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  • Distance: 71.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 16m

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

National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £6 - £9 and the journey takes 3h 5m.

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Kettering
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Single
£35 - £55
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£20 - £28
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £28
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Desborough, Station Road
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange to Kettering, Newland Centre
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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