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

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Train  •  2 h 23 min

  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  •  3 h 50 min

  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  •  2 h 49 min

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

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  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 3 h 50 min.

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

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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 3 h 50 min.

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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 2 h 23 min.

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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 2 h 23 min and costs £50 - £95.

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It takes approximately 2 h 23 min 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 2 h 23 min and costs £50 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £20 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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  • Distance: 82.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 23 min

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 2 h 23 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Sheffield to Northampton 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
51 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 Leicester, Station Street to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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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 1 h 46 min to drive from Sheffield to Northampton.

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