National Express coach to Northampton, UK

London to Northampton

From £5.50 one-way*

Duration: 1 hr 25 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 2 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from London to Northampton

You can enjoy comfortable coach travel from London to Northampton from just £5.50 one-way* and experience the best way to travel for less.

You can expect a guaranteed seat with plenty of legroom, a generous luggage allowance and free Wi-Fi, all as standard when you book.

Get your coach tickets from London to Northampton now using the blue journey planner above.

London to Northampton journey information
Fastest journey time 1 hrs 25 mins (from Golders Green)
Cheapest price From £5.50 *
Distance (approx) 132km
No. of stops 1 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 22:00pm/23:59pm

Our London to Northampton services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

440 coach towards Derby

Our 440 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London (Marble Arch)
  • London (Baker Street)
  • London (Finchley Road)
  • London (Golders Green)
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Northampton North Gate Bus Station

455 coach towards Northampton

Our 455 service travels up to 1 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London (Marble Arch)
  • London (Baker Street)
  • London (Finchley Road)
  • London (Golders Green)
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Northampton (Queen Eleanor Interchange)
  • Northampton (Far Cotton)
  • Northampton (Victoria Street)
  • Northampton North Gate Bus Station

London to Northampton route map

Departing from London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line.

A bus stop is directly outside the coach station and is served by many routes across the city. Victoria Rail Station is also just 300 metres away, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

Take a look at our London Victoria Coach Station webpage for more information.

Arriving at Northampton Bus Station

Northampton North Gate Bus Station is based right in the heart of the town centre, with plenty of local transport links should you be travelling in. 

You can also benefit from the station's nearby shops, cafes and restaurants should you need anything after your journey from London.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from London to Northampton?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 22.00pm, arriving at Northampton Bus Station at 0.05am.

When is the last coach from London to Northampton?

The last coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 23.59pm, arriving at Northampton Bus Station at 1.55am.

How much is the coach from London to Northampton?

A one-way journey from London to Northampton is available from £5.50*.

How long does the coach take from London to Northampton?

Our fastest coach journey from London to Northampton takes 1 hour and 25 mins from our Golders Green stop.

What happens if I miss my coach from London to Northampton?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 5 April 2024 for travel between 5 April 2024 and 2 August 2024.
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