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There are 5 ways to get from St Albans to Northampton by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Northampton

$22 - $31

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Luton Station Interchange 321 - Sapphire
  2. Take the bus from Luton to Northampton National Express / ...

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to Bedford
  2. Take the bus from Bedford station to Northampton, Derngate Centre 41

$24 - $31

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Northampton 46.9 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Northampton 46.9 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Northampton is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Northampton is to taxi which costs £160 - £200 and takes 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Northampton. However, there are services departing from St Albans, St Peter's Street and arriving at Northampton via Luton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Albans to Northampton. However, there are services departing from St Albans Abbey and arriving at Northampton via Watford Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Northampton is 42 miles. The road distance is 46.9 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £16 - £24.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from St Albans to Northampton, including transfers.

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St Albans to Northampton bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from St Albans, St Peter's Street station.

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St Albans to Northampton train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Watford Junction station.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Northampton is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £16 - £24. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 42 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Northampton, England?

West Midlands operates a train from St Albans to Northampton hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Northampton via Luton Station Interchange and Luton in around 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk
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 Luton to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford station to Northampton, Derngate Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Other operators
Taxi from St Albans to Northampton
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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St Albans to Northampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Northampton station.

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St Albans to Northampton train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Northampton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Northampton is 47 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from St Albans to Northampton.

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