There are 5 ways to get from Northampton to Hertford by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to London Euston
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Hertford East

$38 - $82

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Bus, line 390 bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Northampton to Stevenage National Express
  2. Take the line 390 bus from Stevenage, Bus Station to Hertford, Theatre 378 / ...

$15 - $18

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Watford Junction
  2. Take the bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Hertford, Bus Station 724

$30 - $37

Bus, line 72 bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) to Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C) 41
  2. Take the line 72 bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bay F) to Hitchin, Bancroft 72 / ...

$29 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Northampton to Hertford 62.6 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Hertford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northampton to Hertford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northampton to Hertford. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Hertford, Theatre via Stevenage, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between Northampton and Hertford is 47 miles. The road distance is 62.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Hertford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £29 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Northampton to Hertford, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Northampton to Hertford is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £29 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus and line 390 bus, which costs £11 - £14 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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Northampton to Hertford bus services, operated by Centrebus South, arrive at Hertford, Theatre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Northampton to Hertford is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Northampton to Hertford.

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  • Distance: 46.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Northampton to Hertford via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, and Tottenham Hale in around 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Northampton to Hertford via Stevenage and Stevenage, Bus Station in around 2 h 51 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Northampton to London Euston
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Northampton to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
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
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 Northampton to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Stevenage, Bus Station to Hertford, Theatre
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
centrebus.info
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Hertford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
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 (Bay F) to Hitchin, Bancroft
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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