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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton

$37 - $58

Cheapest option

Line 366 bus, bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the line 366 bus from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station to Luton Station Interchange 366
  2. Take the bus from Luton to Northampton National Express / ...

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Line 301 bus, train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 301 bus from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station to Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes 301 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hemel Hempstead to Northampton

$23 - $31

Line 610 bus, line 99 bus, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 610 bus from Hatfield, The Galleria to Luton Station Interchange 610
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central station 99
  3. Take the bus from Central station to Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road X7

$25 - $32

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 line 366 bus and bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 3 h.

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

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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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The best way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs £28 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton, including transfers.

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Welwyn Garden City to Northampton bus services, operated by Centrebus South, arrive at Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs £28 - £45. Alternatively, you can line 366 bus and bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 3 h.

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Welwyn Garden City to Northampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Northampton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Welwyn Garden City to Northampton is 51 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton.

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  • Distance: 42.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 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 London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Welwyn Garden City to Northampton via Luton Station Interchange and Luton in around 3 h.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Hemel Hempstead to Northampton
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station to Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
centrebus.info
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
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Hatfield, The Galleria to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
unobus.info
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central station to Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire

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