There are 6 ways to get from Northampton to Luton by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Northampton to Luton National Express / ...

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Northampton to Luton 35.6 miles

$7

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Luton

$34 - $83

Bus, line 99 bus  •  2 h 7 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

$15

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Northampton to Luton 37.1 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Northampton to Luton 37.1 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Luton is to rideshare which costs £5 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northampton to Luton is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Northampton and arriving at Luton. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Northampton to Luton. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Luton via London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Northampton and Luton is 33 miles. The road distance is 37.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Luton without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £5 - £8.

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The bus from Northampton to Luton takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Northampton to Luton is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £26 - £70 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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Northampton to Luton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Luton station.

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Northampton to Luton train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Luton station.

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Map of how to get from Northampton to Luton.
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  • Distance: 32.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Northampton to Luton every 3 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Northampton to Luton via London Euston and London St Pancras International in around 1 h 55 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
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Thameslink
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
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Northampton to Luton
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Northampton to Luton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Bounds Taxis Northampton
Phone
+44 1604 626262
Website
boundstaxis.co.uk
Northampton Taxis
Phone
+44 1604 606040

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