There are 4 ways to get from Welwyn Garden City 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  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton

$42 - $59

Cheapest option

Line 71 bus, bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 71 bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Bedford, Bus Station (Icelands) 71 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C) to North Gate Bus Station 41

$27 - $29

2 alternative options

Line 724 bus, train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from Welwyn Garden City, Broadwater Road to Watford Junction Railway Station 724
  2. Take the train from Watford Junction to Northampton

$28 - $37

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton 51.5 miles

$11 - $16

What companies run services between Welwyn Garden City, England and Northampton, England?

You can take a train from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton via Finsbury Park, Finsbury Park Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton via Stevenage, Bus Station, Hitchin, Hermitage Road, Hitchin, Bancroft, Bedford, Bus Station (Icelands), and Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C) in around 4 h 1 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Northampton
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Watford Junction to Northampton
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Broadwater Road to Watford Junction Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Bedford, Bus Station (Icelands)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C) to North Gate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton?

The distance between Welwyn Garden City and Northampton is 68 km. The road distance is 82 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton?

The cheapest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 59 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton?

The quickest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton is to drive which takes 59 min and costs £7 - £12.

Is there a direct bus between Welwyn Garden City and Northampton?

No, there is no direct bus from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Welwyn Garden City, Sainsburys and arriving at North Gate Bus Station via Stevenage, Bus Station, Hitchin, Bancroft and Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton?

It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton, including transfers.