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Northampton to London by train

It takes an average of 1h 15m to travel from Northampton to London by train, over a distance of around 60 miles (97 km). There are normally 130 trains per day travelling from Northampton to London and tickets for this journey start from £10 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 50m
PriceFrom £10
Distance60 miles (97 km)
Frequency130 trains per day
First train03:15
Last train23:36
Departure stationNorthampton
Arrival stationLondon
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsAvanti West Coast

Northampton to London train times

Check out the next trains departing from Northampton to London for Tuesday 23rd August 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
12:41 13:33 52m, direct
12:56 14:16 1h 20m, 1 change
13:05 14:23 1h 18m, direct
13:24 14:24 1h 0m, direct
13:39 14:31 52m, direct
14:04 15:23 1h 19m, direct
14:23 15:22 59m, direct
14:39 15:32 53m, direct
15:05 16:22 1h 17m, direct
15:25 16:22 57m, 1 change

Taking the train from Northampton to London

Taking the train from Northampton to London is the fastest and simply the easiest way to reach Britain’s capital city. Trains from Northampton take between 55m and 1h 20m in almost all cases, and you won't usually need to change. Just sit back and let the scenery fly - you'll be at London Euston before you know it.

Direct trains to London are provided by West Midlands Trains, although if you include a quick change, Avanti West Coast services may also be involved (and journeys with a stop can sometimes be faster). Either way, carriers provide comfortable seating, onboard refreshments, and WiFi, so you can surf the web, watch movies, or play games to your heart's content. There's no better way to travel.

Once your train from Northampton to London has arrived at Euston, major attractions are just a short bus or tube trip away. Hop on the Northern line to reach the cinemas of Leicester Square, the shops of Oxford Street, or the British Museum. Or, make a short walk west to see the famous waxworks at Madame Tussauds. However you spend your time, our booking system makes it simple to find the perfect service. So, check out train times and search for tickets using our Journey Planner above to book your next London excursion.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Northampton to London? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Northampton to London take?

The average journey time by train between Northampton and London is 1 hour and 15 minutes, with around 130 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Northampton and London by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Northampton to London is 50 minutes.

How much does the train from Northampton to London cost?

Train ticket prices from Northampton to London can start from as little as £10 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Northampton to London?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Northampton to London without having to change trains. There are 130 direct trains from Northampton to London each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Northampton to London leave?

The first train from Northampton to London leaves at 03:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Northampton to London leave?

The last train from Northampton to London leaves at 23:36. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Northampton and London by train?

Trains travelling from Northampton to London cover a distance of around 60 miles (97 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London to Northampton.

Cheap train tickets from Northampton to London

Train tickets from Northampton to London start at £10 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Northampton to London is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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