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There are 5 ways to get from Milton Keynes to Northampton by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Northampton

$6 - $9

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Rideshare  •  38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Milton Keynes to Northampton 19.6 miles

$4

3 alternative options

Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Northampton Bus Interchange X7 / ...

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Milton Keynes to Northampton 21 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Milton Keynes to Northampton 21 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Milton Keynes to Northampton is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milton Keynes to Northampton is to train which costs £4 - £7 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Central Milton Keynes, The Point and arriving at Northampton Bus Interchange. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milton Keynes Central and arriving at Northampton. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Milton Keynes and Northampton is 15 miles. The road distance is 21 miles.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs £4 - £7.

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The train from Milton Keynes Central to Northampton takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Milton Keynes to Northampton bus services, operated by Stagecoach Northamptonshire, depart from Central Milton Keynes, The Point station.

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Milton Keynes to Northampton train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Milton Keynes Central station.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Northampton is to train which takes 16 min and costs £4 - £7. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £7 and takes 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Milton Keynes to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 15.5 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Milton Keynes, England and Northampton, England?

West Midlands operates a train from Milton Keynes to Northampton every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Northamptonshire operates a bus from Milton Keynes to Northampton hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 50 min. Red Rose Travel also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
West Midlands
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Red Rose Travel
Phone
01296 747 926
Website
redrosetravel.com
Bus from Rooksley Retail Park to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
redrosetravel.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.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milton Keynes to Northampton
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Milton Keynes to Northampton
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Bounds Taxis Northampton
Phone
+44 1604 626262
Website
boundstaxis.co.uk
Northampton Taxis
Phone
+44 1604 606040
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222

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Milton Keynes to Northampton bus services, operated by Stagecoach Northamptonshire, arrive at Northampton Bus Interchange station.

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Milton Keynes to Northampton train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Northampton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milton Keynes to Northampton is 21 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Milton Keynes to Northampton.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Milton Keynes and Northampton. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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