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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Northampton

$21 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 40 min

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

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to Bedford
  2. Take the bus from Bedford Railway Station to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) 41

$25 - $29

Taxi  •  51 min

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

$210 - $250

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from St Albans to Northampton, including transfers.

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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 37 min.

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Map of how to get from St Albans to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 42 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 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 $18 - $26 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Northampton via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and Luton in around 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
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 St Albans, St Peter's Street to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from St Albans to Northampton
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$210 - $250
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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