There are 4 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton

$40 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Northampton, Coach Park 777 / ...

$22 - $38

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Bedford
  3. Take the bus from Bedford Railway Station to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) 41

$54 - $76

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Northampton 101.9 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Northampton is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Northampton is 85 miles. The road distance is 101.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Northampton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea station to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) and arriving at Northampton, Coach Park via Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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What companies run services between Southend-on-Sea, England and Northampton, England?

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Northampton via West Ham, West Ham Underground Station, Euston Square Underground Station, and London Euston in around 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Northampton via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 5 h 16 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to West Ham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford Railway Station to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

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