How to travel from Northampton to Leicester

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from Northampton to Leicester

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

Our recommendation
bus

To get from Northampton to Leicester on Dec 08 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:35PMNorthampton, London Road2h30 08:05PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
231One-way
Cheapest
05:35PMNorthampton, London Road2h30 08:05PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
231One-way
Other options
09:56AMNorthampton1h55 11:51AMLeicester
2 transfers
271One-way
05:30PMNorthampton, Far Cotton2h35 08:05PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
231One-way
10:56AMNorthampton1h54 12:50PMLeicester
2 transfers
271One-way

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Travel Information between Northampton and Leicester

distanceDistance29 miles (46 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$26 - $31
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $26 (€23) • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€28) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or West Midlands Railway

Travel 29 miles (46 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Northampton and Leicester. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or West Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Northampton to Leicester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Northampton to Leicester

Travel Tips: Travel to Leicester 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 Leicester.
FAQs

You can travel to Leicester from Northampton 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Leicester is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $26 (€23) compared to other travel options to Leicester:

A bus is generally $5 (€5) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $31 (€28) from Northampton to Leicester.

The fastest way to get to Leicester from Northampton is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Leicester can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 20 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 29 miles (46 km) between Northampton and Leicester.

The average frequency per day from Northampton to Leicester is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Northampton to Leicester 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 Leicester:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Northampton and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Northampton and arrive in Leicester.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Northampton to Leicester:

  • You can travel to Leicester from Northampton by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $26 (€23) with National Express from Northampton to Leicester.
  • You can go to Leicester from Northampton by train with West Midlands Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for $31 (€28) with West Midlands Railway from Northampton to Leicester on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Northampton to Leicester often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Northampton and Leicester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leicester and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $26 (€23) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $31 (€28) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Northampton to Leicester 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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