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Cardiff to Northampton by train
Fastest journey3hr 5m
Trains per day63
Avg. journey time3hr 36m
Travelling from Cardiff to Northampton by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Northampton take around 3 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 177 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Northampton.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Northampton?
Journeys between Cardiff and Northampton usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 59 departures on the route from Cardiff 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 73 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Northampton?
The Cardiff to Northampton train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Northampton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Northampton is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:12 and the last train is around 21:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:55, and the last at 23:24.
When to book Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Northampton by train.
Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Northampton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Northampton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- London Underground
- 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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