There are 5 ways to get from Oxford to Northampton by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus National Express  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Northampton National Express

$8 - $11

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Train  •  1 h 37 min

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

$52 - $94

Bus via Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH)  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) X5
  2. Take the bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) X5 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) X7

$23 - $26

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oxford to Northampton 46.5 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Northampton 46.5 miles

$10 - $15

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green station and arriving at Northampton. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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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 1 h 37 min.

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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 bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs .

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The bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Northampton takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Oxford to Northampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green.

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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 bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 37 min.

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

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Oxford to Northampton train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Northampton station.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 38.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Oxford to Northampton once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Oxford to Northampton via Coventry in around 1 h 37 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Coventry to Northampton
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
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 Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Oxford to Northampton
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
A1 Taxis
Phone
+44 1865 248000
Website
a1taxisoxford.co.uk
Royal Cars
Phone
+44 1865 777333
Website
royal-cars.com
Radio Taxis Oxford Ltd
Phone
+44 1865 242424
Website
radiotaxisoxford.co.uk

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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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