How to travel from Northampton to Cambridge

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from Northampton to Cambridge

You can get from Northampton to Cambridge by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Northampton to Cambridge on Dec 10 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:22AMNorthampton2h46 10:08AMCambridge
2 transfers
07:22AMNorthampton2h46 10:08AMCambridge
2 transfers
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06:14AMNorthampton2h54 09:08AMCambridge
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06:38AMNorthampton3h13 09:51AMCambridge
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05:15AMNorthampton3h36 08:51AMCambridge
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Travel Information from Northampton to Cambridge

distanceDistance42 miles (68 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $88
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 5 h 6 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $88 (€79) • 2 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or West Midlands Railway

Travel 42 miles (68 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Northampton to Cambridge. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or West Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Northampton to Cambridge.

Travel Tips: Travel from Northampton to Cambridge

Travel Tips: Travel to Cambridge 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 Northampton to Cambridge.

There are 4 ways to get from Northampton to Cambridge: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Cambridge from Northampton is by taking a bus, which costs on average $8 (€7).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cambridge:

Taking a bus is usually $80 (€71) less than taking a train to Cambridge, which costs on average $88 (€79) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Cambridge from Northampton is by train, which takes on average 2 h 19 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Cambridge by bus can take on average 5 h 6 min.

The Northampton to Cambridge distance is around 42 miles (68 km).

The average frequency per day from Northampton to Cambridge is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • 49 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Northampton to Cambridge depart from Northampton to Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Northampton and arrive in Cambridge.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Northampton to Cambridge, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Cambridge by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Northampton to Cambridge tickets on Omio for $8 (€7).
  • Travel with West Midlands Railway to go to Cambridge by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find West Midlands Railway Northampton to Cambridge tickets on Omio for $88 (€79).

Yes, there are direct routes from Northampton to Cambridge with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct trains with.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Northampton to Cambridge don't make Cambridge their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Cambridge are London, Stansted or Oxford, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cambridge to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Northampton to Cambridge, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $8 (€7) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $88 (€79) one way.

But we recommend booking Northampton to Cambridge tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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