There are 5 ways to get from Northampton to Bury St Edmunds by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Bury St Edmunds

$65 - $123

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) X5
  2. Take the bus from St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) X5
  3. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Bury St Edmunds A14

$30 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Northampton, Vernon Walk to Corby, George Street (Stop G) X4
  2. Take the bus from Corby, George Street (Stop G) to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 15) X4
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Bury St Edmunds

$45 - $55

Bus, line 13 bus, line 15 bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) to Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C) 41
  2. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road) to St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) X5
  3. Take the bus from St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) X5
  4. Take the line 13 bus from Cambridge, Gonville Place (Parker's Piece) to Haverhill, Bus Station 13 / ...
  5. Take the line 15 bus from Haverhill, Bus Station to Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre 15 / ...

$42

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Northampton to Bury St Edmunds 82.8 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Bury St Edmunds is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northampton to Bury St Edmunds is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northampton to Bury St Edmunds. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Bury St Edmunds via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) and Cambridge Parkside. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Northampton and Bury St Edmunds is 68 miles. The road distance is 82.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Bury St Edmunds without a car is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs £45 - £95.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Northampton to Bury St Edmunds, including transfers.

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Northampton to Bury St Edmunds bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway station.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Bury St Edmunds is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs £45 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £28 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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Northampton to Bury St Edmunds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bury St Edmunds station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Northampton to Bury St Edmunds is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Northampton to Bury St Edmunds.

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  • Distance: 67.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

What companies run services between Northampton, England and Bury St Edmunds, England?

You can take a train from Northampton to Bury St Edmunds via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, and Cambridge in around 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Northampton to Bury St Edmunds via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road), Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), and Cambridge Parkside in around 4 h 48 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Northampton to London Euston
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Bury St Edmunds
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Bury St Edmunds
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton, Vernon Walk to Corby, George Street (Stop G)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Corby, George Street (Stop G) to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 15)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) to Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road) to St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Cambridge Parkside to Bury St Edmunds
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Suffolk Norse
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Gonville Place (Parker's Piece) to Haverhill, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Haverhill, Bus Station to Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com

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