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There are 3 ways to get from Northampton to Essex by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the train from Northampton to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$47 - $67

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Bus, line 133 bus  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Northampton to Stansted Airport London National Express
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park 133

$24 - $40

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Drive  •  1h 42m

  1. Drive from Northampton to Essex 88.4 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Essex is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Northampton to Essex is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northampton to Essex. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Black Notley, Bulford Lane via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 41m.

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The distance between Northampton and Essex is 69 miles. The road distance is 88.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Essex without a car is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from Northampton to Essex, including transfers.

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Northampton to Essex bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Northampton station.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Essex is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 133 bus, which costs £18 - £35 and takes 4h 41m.

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Northampton to Essex bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Northampton to Essex is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from Northampton to Essex.

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  • Distance: 69.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 53m

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

You can take a train from Northampton to Essex via London Euston, Euston Square station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Northampton to Essex via Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park in around 4h 41m.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Northampton to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk

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