There are 4 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Northampton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton

$47 - $71

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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 / ...

$29 - $42

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Barking
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Bedford
  3. Take the bus from Bedford Railway Station to Northampton, Derngate Centre 41

$46 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

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

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Northampton, including transfers.

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Southend-on-Sea to Northampton bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn).

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Northampton is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 16 min.

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Southend-on-Sea to Northampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Northampton, Coach Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend-on-Sea to Northampton is 102 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Southend-on-Sea to Northampton.

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There are 237+ hotels available in Northampton. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 84.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Northampton via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Euston Square Underground Station, and London Euston in around 2 h 46 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 Barking
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford Railway Station to Northampton, Derngate Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
firstgroup.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 Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Northampton, Coach Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
nationalexpress.com

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