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

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Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Sheffield

$65 - $97

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Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street National Express

$18 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road to Leicester, Station Street X7
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Sheffield

$30 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Northampton to Sheffield 96.7 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Sheffield is to bus which costs £13 - £20 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northampton to Sheffield is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northampton to Sheffield station. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Northampton to Sheffield. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Sheffield via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Northampton and Sheffield is 82 miles. The road distance is 96.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Sheffield without a car is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Northampton to Sheffield, including transfers.

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Northampton to Sheffield bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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

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The best way to get from Northampton to Sheffield is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs £45 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £20 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Northampton to Sheffield.
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  • Distance: 82.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Northampton to Sheffield via Birmingham New Street in around 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Northampton to Sheffield 5 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road to Leicester, Station Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Northampton to Sheffield bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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Northampton to Sheffield train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Sheffield station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Northampton to Sheffield is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Northampton to Sheffield.

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