How to travel from Manchester to Northampton

Wed, Jul 24
+ Add return
QR-Code
Scan to get our free app
Use our app to get live travel updates and book mobile tickets for trains, buses, flights, and ferries.
App Store
rate4.9
42K ratings
Google Play
rate4.6
136K reviews

Travel Information from Manchester to Northampton

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$20 - $33
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€17) • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $33 (€29) • 1 h 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Virgin Trains

Take a train or bus to travel 102 miles (164 km) from Manchester to Northampton. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Manchester to Northampton.

Travel options
from Manchester to Northampton

How to get from Manchester to Northampton by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Manchester to Northampton is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Megabus
09:40AM5h25
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
03:05PMNorthampton
$221One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Megabus
09:40AM5h25
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
03:05PMNorthampton
$221One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
09:15AM1h52
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:07AMNorthampton station (NMP)
$881One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Cross Country
09:25AM3h13
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:38PMNorthampton station (NMP)
$651One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
08:03AM3h04
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:07AMNorthampton station (NMP)
$651One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
10:03AM3h05
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
01:08PMNorthampton station (NMP)
$651One-way
1 transfer
National Express
08:30AM5h25
Manchester, Coach Station
01:55PMNorthampton
$361One-way
1 transfer
National Express
12:30PM5h00
Manchester, Coach Station
05:30PMNorthampton
$361One-way
1 transfer
National Express
02:30PM5h25
Manchester, Coach Station
07:55PMNorthampton
$391One-way
1 transfer

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, flight, and ferry .

Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

Thu
Jul 25
Fri
Jul 26
Sat
Jul 27
Sun
Jul 28
Mon
Jul 29
Tue
Jul 30
Wed
Jul 31
Thu
Aug 01
Fri
Aug 02
Sat
Aug 03
Sun
Aug 04
Mon
Aug 05
Tue
Aug 06
Wed
Aug 07
Thu
Aug 08
Fri
Aug 09
Sat
Aug 10
Sun
Aug 11
Mon
Aug 12
Tue
Aug 13
Wed
Aug 14

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Manchester to Northampton

Find the best route between Manchester and Northampton with Omio's travel partners National Express, CrossCountry and FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Manchester and Northampton. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel to Northampton from Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Travel from Manchester to Northampton

      FAQs: Travel to Northampton easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Northampton.
      FAQs

      There are 2 travel options from Manchester to Northampton. You can take a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Northampton from Manchester is by taking a bus, which costs on average $20 (€17).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Manchester to Northampton:

      A bus is $13 (€11) less than a train with an average ticket price of $33 (€29) from Manchester to Northampton.

      The quickest way to travel from Manchester to Northampton is by train, which takes on average 1 h 52 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Northampton by bus takes 4 h 55 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 102 miles (164 km) between Manchester and Northampton.

      The average frequency per day from Manchester to Northampton is:

      • Around 16 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Manchester to Northampton as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Manchester to Northampton:

      • Most travelers catch their bus from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Northampton, Far Cotton.
      • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Manchester to Northampton depart from Manchester Piccadilly to Northampton.

      The following travel companies offer services from Manchester to Northampton:

      • National Express, Megabus or FlixBus can get you to Northampton by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Manchester to Northampton for $20 (€17) on Omio.
      • Travel with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or West Midlands Trains to go to Northampton by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Virgin Trains Manchester to Northampton tickets on Omio for $33 (€29).

      Yes, there are direct services available from Manchester to Northampton with the following travel companies:

      • Direct services by bus with.
      • Direct services by train with.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Northampton as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Manchester to Northampton.

      Your trip from Manchester to Northampton doesn't have to end in Northampton. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, London Euston, Birmingham or Luton. If you’d like to add London, London Euston, Birmingham or Luton to your Manchester to Northampton tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Northampton today!
      HomeTravelTravel to United KingdomTravel to NorthamptonHow to travel from Manchester to Northampton

      The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

      We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

      ios-badge
      android-badge
      Hand With Phone
      More routes, destinations and providers
      Currency
      Language