Manchester to Northampton by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Manchester to Northampton by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Northampton take around 1 hour and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 164 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Northampton.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Northampton?
Journeys between Manchester and Northampton usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Manchester to Northampton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 35 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Northampton?
The Manchester to Northampton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Northampton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Northampton is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:05 and the last train is around 23:38.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:25, and the last at 22:35.
What's the Manchester to Northampton train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Northampton are $13.68.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $17 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $38. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Manchester to Northampton train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester to Northampton by train.
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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Northampton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Northampton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- London Midland
- Northern Rail
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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