There are 4 ways to get from Northampton to Kent by train, bus or car

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

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Train via Ashford International  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to London Euston
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International Eurostar / ...

$63 - $128

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Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Lenham

$54 - $109

2 alternative options

Bus, line 99 bus, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (Barclays) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point J3) X7
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 99
  3. Take the train from Luton to Chatham
  4. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street)
  5. Take the bus from Maidstone, The Cannon to Lenham, Rayners Hill 10X

$56 - $68

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Northampton to Kent 122.1 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Kent is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northampton to Kent is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Northampton to Kent. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Lenham via St Pancras International and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Northampton and Kent is 100 miles. The road distance is 122.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Kent without a car is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs £45 - £100.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Northampton to Kent, including transfers.

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Northampton to Kent train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Northampton station.

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Northampton to Kent train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Map of how to get from Northampton to Kent.
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  • Distance: 99.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Northampton to Kent via London Euston, St Pancras International, and Ashford International in around 2 h 46 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
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from London Victoria to Lenham
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $50
Premier
$58 - $63
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (Barclays) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point J3)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Maidstone, The Cannon to Lenham, Rayners Hill
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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