Northamptonshire History, Location, Places, People, Facts and Figures

Getting to Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire is centrally located within the UK and enjoys good road and rail links. Click on the options below for more details about the various ways to get here including maps and useful links :

Northamptonshire is set in the very heart of England with easy access from the excellent road and rail links that serve its thriving business and residential communities.

By road, Northamptonshire is intersected by the M1, A5, A14 and M1-A1 link roads, while the M45, M6, M40 and A1 touch its boundaries. Airports at Heathrow, Luton, Stansted, Birmingham and East Midlands are all just an hour away, so Northamptonshire is open to a global audience.

The rail network serves the county well, with links to Northampton and Long Buckby from London Euston and Birmingham New Street. The Midland Mainline connects London St Pancras to South Yorkshire, passing through Wellingborough and Kettering. A service is also run to Gatwick, from Rugby, via Northampton and London-Kensington.