Northampton Cathedral is an impressive and important ecclesiastical building - which welcomes visitors throughout the year. It's well worth a detour to see it.

 

It's easy to reach Northampton Cathedral, in Northampton, by train. Simply hop on a train to Northampton station and then it's really not very far away from the station at all - just a short walk across this historic city.

 

For more info including facilities and opening times, visit Northampton Cathedral’s website.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 06:00:00 until 21:00:00
  • Saturday open from 06:00:00 until 21:00:00
  • Sunday open from 06:45:00 until 20:00:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at all times.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
ShopsAvailable
Shops noteWHSmith and Enterprise car rental
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Starbucks
ATMAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
The booking hall and all platforms have step free access via lifts. From Black Lion Hill, proceed to the car park side of the building via the ramp at the side of the building and enter on the ground floor. From the car park there is step free access to the ground floor. A lift is available from the ground floor up to booking office. Level access to footbridge from booking hall, wide ticket gates are available and staff will assist where necessary. From the footbridge there are lifts down to all platforms.
ToiletsAvailable
Toilets notesThe toilets are located on the Main Concourse. The National key toilets are located on the Main Concourse; these toilets are operated by a RADAR key. The RADAR key is available at the Customer Information Point; the RADAR key is available from station security after 00:30 at night. The toilet facilities are available: Monday - Saturday 04:00-22:30and Sunday 06:00-22:30.
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
If you need Assistance from station staff, please contact our Passenger Assist team helpline on 0800 024 8997- Open: 08:00 - 22:00 7 days a week (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day). We recommend booking Assistance 24 hours before your journey, (you can book further in advance if you wish). If you do not book Assistance we will always try and assist as soon as staff are available.
Customer Service notes
Please contact our Contact Centre team on: 0333 311 0006. Who are open during the following times: Monday to Friday: 07:00 - 19:00 Saturday and Sunday: 08:00 - 16:00 Bank Holidays: 08:00 - 16:00 except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. **Northampton station is accredited by the Secure Station Scheme**
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorIndigo
Car parking spaces813
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces85
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Long stay car park and blue badge parking bays area.
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Northampton station is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who may accept bookings include:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Departures and arrivals from Northampton

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains21:182On time
to London EustonWest Midlands Trains21:221On time
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains21:292On time
to London EustonWest Midlands Trains21:443On time
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains22:043On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains23:581Early
from London EustonWest Midlands Trains21:062On time
from CreweWest Midlands Trains21:074On time
from London EustonWest Midlands Trains21:173On time
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains21:191On time

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