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There are 5 ways to get from Northampton to University of Derby by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 37m

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

£52 - £150

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Bus  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road to Market Harborough, The Square X7
  2. Take the bus from Market Harborough, The Square to Haymarket Bus Station X7
  3. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Derby

£14 - £21

3 alternative options

Train via Rugby  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Rugby
  2. Take the train from Rugby to Tamworth
  3. Take the train from Tamworth High Level to Derby

£44 - £158

Bus, train  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Kingsley Park, White Elephant PH to Kettering, Bus Interchange X10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kettering to Leicester
  3. Take the train from Leicester to Derby

£31 - £62

Drive  •  1h 13m

  1. Drive from Northampton to University of Derby 67.2 miles

£10 - £15

Northampton → University of Derby
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The cheapest way to get from Northampton to University of Derby is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Northampton to University of Derby is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northampton to University of Derby. However, there are services departing from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road and arriving at Allestree, University via Market Harborough, The Square, Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and Derby, Corporation Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 21m.

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The distance between Northampton and University of Derby is 54 miles. The road distance is 67.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Northampton to University of Derby without a car is to train which takes 2h 37m and costs £50 - £150.

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It takes approximately 2h 37m to get from Northampton to University of Derby, including transfers.

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Northampton to University of Derby bus services, operated by Stagecoach Midlands, depart from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road station.

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The best way to get from Northampton to University of Derby is to train which takes 2h 37m and costs £50 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 4h 21m.

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Northampton to University of Derby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Northampton to University of Derby is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1h 13m to drive from Northampton to University of Derby.

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Map of how to get from Northampton to University of Derby.
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  • Distance: 54.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 37m

What companies run services between Northampton, England and University of Derby, England?

You can take a train from Northampton to University of Derby via Birmingham New Street, Derby, Derby, Railway Station, Derby, Morledge, Derby, Corporation Street, and Allestree, University in around 2h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Northampton to University of Derby via Market Harborough, The Square, Haymarket Bus Station, Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, Derby, Derby, Corporation Street, and Allestree, University in around 4h 21m.

Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £22
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £22
Train from Northampton to Rugby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £9
Train from Rugby to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £13
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Tamworth High Level to Derby
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£24 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£24 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Kettering to Leicester
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £19
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £23
Bus operators
Stagecoach Midlands
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kingsley Park, White Elephant PH to Kettering, Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach Midlands
Bus from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road to Market Harborough, The Square
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach Midlands
Bus from Market Harborough, The Square to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach Midlands
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express

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