Plymouth to Northampton by train

  • First train
    05:20
  • Last train
    23:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 40m
  • Distance
    306 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    44
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 43m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Plymouth to Northampton by train

Fast trains from Plymouth to Northampton take around 4 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 306 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Plymouth and Northampton.

1. Are there direct trains from Plymouth to Northampton?

Journeys between Plymouth and Northampton usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 45 departures on the route from Plymouth to Northampton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 42 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Plymouth to Northampton?

The Plymouth to Northampton train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Plymouth to Northampton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Northampton is usually scheduled to depart Plymouth around 05:20 and the last train is around 23:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Plymouth around 05:25, and the last at 23:20.

When to book Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Northampton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Plymouth and Northampton?

More than one train company operates on the route from Plymouth to Northampton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Northampton to Plymouth by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.