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

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Train  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Coventry
  2. Take the train from Coventry to Northampton

£44 - £166

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Bus via Aylesbury  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, High Street to Aylesbury Bus Stn 280 - Sapphire
  2. Take the bus from Aylesbury Bus Stn to Central station X60 / ...

£9 - £15

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Bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, Tesco X5
  2. Take the bus from Buckingham, Tesco to Central station X60 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Central station to Northampton Bus Interchange X6

£15 - £21

Bus, line 200 bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street to Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station S4
  2. Take the line 200 bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station to Daventry, Bus Station 200
  3. Take the bus from Daventry, Bus Station to Northampton Bus Interchange D1 / ...

£17 - £24

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oxford to Northampton 46.5 miles

£110 - £140

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Northampton 46.5 miles

£8 - £12

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Northampton is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Northampton is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford station to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Gloucester Green Bus Station and arriving at Northampton Bus Interchange via Buckingham, Tesco and Central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Northampton via Coventry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 33m.

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The distance between Oxford and Northampton is 38 miles. The road distance is 46.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 1h 33m and costs £40 - £170.

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It takes approximately 1h 33m to get from Oxford to Northampton, including transfers.

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Oxford to Northampton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Gloucester Green Bus Station.

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Oxford to Northampton train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Oxford station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Northampton is to train which takes 1h 33m and costs £40 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £22 and takes 3h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 38.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 33m

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Northampton via Coventry in around 1h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Northampton via Buckingham, Tesco and Central station in around 3h 15m.

Train operators
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Coventry to Northampton
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, Tesco
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Buckingham, Tesco to Central station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £6
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Buckingham, Tesco to Central station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, High Street to Aylesbury Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury Bus Stn to Central station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central station to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Bus from Daventry, Bus Station to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street to Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station to Daventry, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Stagecoach Midlands
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Daventry, Bus Station to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach Midlands
Other operators
Taxi from Oxford to Northampton
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
£110 - £140
Royal Cars
Phone
+44 1865 777333
Website
royal-cars.com
Go Green Taxis Oxford
Phone
+44 1865 922 222
Website
gogreentaxisltd.co.uk
Dial A Taxi Oxford
Phone
+44 7736 151421
A1 Taxis
Phone
+44 1865 248000
Website
a1taxisoxford.co.uk
001 Taxis
Phone
+44 1865 240000
Website
001taxis.com

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Oxford to Northampton bus services, operated by Stagecoach Northamptonshire, arrive at Northampton Bus Interchange station.

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Oxford to Northampton train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Northampton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Northampton is 46 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Oxford to Northampton.

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