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

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Train  •  2h 33m

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

$66 - $120

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Bus  •  3h 50m

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

$18 - $25

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Leicester
  2. Take the bus from Leicester, Station Street to Northampton Bus Interchange X7

$40 - $56

Drive  •  1h 46m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Northampton 98.9 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Northampton is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 3h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Northampton is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 46m.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Sheffield and arriving at Northampton via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 33m.

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The distance between Sheffield and Northampton is 82 miles. The road distance is 98.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs £50 - £95.

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Sheffield to Northampton, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Northampton is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs £50 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £20 and takes 3h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 82.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 33m

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

You can take a train from Sheffield to Northampton via Birmingham New Street in around 2h 33m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Sheffield to Northampton 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2h 15m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
51m
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
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leicester, Station Street to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Northampton is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1h 46m to drive from Sheffield to Northampton.

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