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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Grantham to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton

£39 - £80

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Bus  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Sleaford to Peterborough National Express
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Northampton, St Edmund's Street X4

£20 - £28

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Nottingham  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the train from Sleaford to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Market Harborough
  3. Take the bus from Market Harborough, Market Hall to Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road 77 / ...

£33 - £47

Train, bus  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Sleaford to Peterborough
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Northampton, St Edmund's Street X4

£23 - £34

Drive  •  1h 20m

  1. Drive from Sleaford to Northampton 68 miles

£11 - £17

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The cheapest way to get from Sleaford to Northampton is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Sleaford to Northampton is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sleaford to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Sleaford and arriving at Northampton, St Edmund's Street via Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 27m.

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The distance between Sleaford and Northampton is 56 miles. The road distance is 68 miles.

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The best way to get from Sleaford to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs £35 - £80.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Sleaford to Northampton, including transfers.

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Sleaford to Northampton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Sleaford station.

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The best way to get from Sleaford to Northampton is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs £35 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £28 and takes 4h 27m.

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Sleaford to Northampton bus services, operated by Stagecoach Northamptonshire, arrive at Northampton, St Edmund's Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sleaford to Northampton is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Sleaford to Northampton.

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Map of how to get from Sleaford to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 55.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England and Northampton, England?

You can take a train from Sleaford to Northampton via Grantham, London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras, St Pancras International, and London Euston in around 3h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sleaford to Northampton via Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn in around 4h 27m.

Train operators
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Grantham to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £40
Super Off-Peak Single
£40 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£45 - £55
Anytime Single
£50 - £65
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sleaford to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Single
£17 - £25
Train from Nottingham to Market Harborough
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Single
£15 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Single
£22 - £35
Train from Sleaford to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Single
£18 - £26
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Market Harborough, Market Hall to Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Northampton, St Edmund's Street
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
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 Sleaford to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
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