There are 5 ways to get from Luton to Northampton by bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton to Northampton National Express / ...

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Luton to Northampton 35.6 miles

$7

3 alternative options

Line 99 bus, bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) 99
  2. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) X7

$16

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Luton to Northampton 36.9 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Luton to Northampton 36.9 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luton to Northampton is to rideshare which costs £5 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Luton to Northampton is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 40 min.

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The distance between Luton and Northampton is 33 miles. The road distance is 36.9 miles.

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The bus from Luton to Northampton takes 1 h 5 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luton and arriving at Northampton. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Luton, England and Northampton, England?

National Express operates a bus from Luton to Northampton every 3 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

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 Luton to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4)
Ave. Duration
48 min
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Luton to Northampton
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Luton to Northampton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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