There are 4 ways to get from Southampton 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 South Western Railway  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton

$55 - $84

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Coventry
  2. Take the train from Coventry to Northampton

$76 - $129

Train, line 800 bus, bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the line 800 bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) 800 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Railway Station

$57 - $86

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Northampton 111.1 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Northampton is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Northampton is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Northampton is 96 miles. The road distance is 111.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Southampton to Northampton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Northampton via Coventry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Northampton via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 2 h 52 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Northampton
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Coventry to Northampton
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Coventry
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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