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There are 5 ways to get from London to Desborough by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, line 17 bus  •  1h 51m

  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 / ...

$39 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 26m

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

$14 - $19

3 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains, bus  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Market Harborough
  2. Take the bus from Market Harborough, Railway Station to Market Harborough, The Square 44 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Market Harborough, Market Hall to Desborough, Station Road 18 / ...

$44 - $63

Train Thameslink, bus  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from City Thameslink to Bedford
  2. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Kettering, Bus Interchange 50

$36 - $52

Drive  •  1h 38m

  1. Drive from London to Desborough 86.3 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Desborough is to bus which costs £10 - £15 and takes 3h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Desborough is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Desborough station. However, there are services departing from London Baker Street Station and arriving at Desborough, Station Road via Kettering, Newland Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 26m.

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The distance between London and Desborough is 71 miles. The road distance is 86.3 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 1h 51m and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 51m to get from London to Desborough, including transfers.

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London to Desborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Baker Street Station.

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London to Desborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Kettering station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Desborough is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1h 38m to drive from London to Desborough.

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There are 171+ hotels available in Desborough. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Desborough.
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  • Distance: 71.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 51m

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

National Express operates a bus from London to Desborough once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2h 42m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Kettering
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $24
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from London St Pancras International to Market Harborough
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Desborough, Station Road
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Bus from Market Harborough, Railway Station to Market Harborough, Market Hall
Ave. Duration
5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Bus from Market Harborough, Market Hall to Desborough, Station Road
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Kettering, Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Centrebus
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Market Harborough, Railway Station to Market Harborough, The Square
Ave. Duration
5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Hamiltons & Buckbys Coaches
Phone
01536 772 268
Email
info@hbcoaches.co.uk
Website
hamiltons-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Market Harborough, Market Hall to Desborough, Station Road
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
hamiltons-coaches.co.uk
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 Kettering
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express

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