There are 5 ways to get from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 51 min

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

$37 - $53

Cheapest option

Line 366 bus, bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the line 366 bus from Welwyn Garden City, John Lewis to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 366
  2. Take the bus from Luton to Northampton National Express / ...

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Line 724 bus, train  •  2 h 49 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

$25 - $33

Line 366 bus, line 99 bus, bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the line 366 bus from Welwyn Garden City, John Lewis to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 366
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) 99
  3. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) X7

$21 - $23

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton 51.5 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 59 min.

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The distance between Welwyn Garden City and Northampton is 43 miles. The road distance is 51.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Welwyn Garden City, John Lewis and arriving at Northampton via Luton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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The nearest airport to Northampton is London Luton (LTN) Airport which is 33.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include Birmingham (BHX) (38.7 miles), London Stansted (STN) (55 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (57.2 miles) and London Gatwick (LGW) (82.1 miles).

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Map of how to get from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 42.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

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 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and Luton in around 3 h.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Train from Watford Junction to Northampton
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
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)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, John Lewis to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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