There are 5 ways to get from St Albans to Northampton by train, bus, taxi 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  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Northampton

$23 - $33

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 / ...

$13 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 5 min

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

$27 - $32

Taxi  •  51 min

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

$230 - $280

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Northampton 46.9 miles

$10 - $15

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

West Midlands operates a train from St Albans to Northampton hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $29 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 North Gate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from St Albans to Northampton
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between St Albans and Northampton is 67 km. The road distance is 75 km.

The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Northampton is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 51 min.

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

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 36 min.

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.

It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from St Albans to Northampton, including transfers.