Kestival: Transport

Many thanks to Christopher Davies for putting together these transport details for Kestival 2021. Click here for all other info on Kestival.

Car: Northampton can be reached very easily by car from junctions 15\15a of the M1.

Rail: Northampton sits on the main line and is served by trains on the line between London Euston and Birmingham New Street serving most major stations between

Travelling from the north, the quickest option is to catch the Avanti West Coast services to Milton Keynes Central and change there for Northampton.
Stations from Birmingham southwards and north out of London Euston can use West Midlands Railway services on this line direct to Northampton.

Booking direct with the Train company is generally most reliable as certain 3rd party sellers are renowned for selling tickets for trains that don’t exist.
If the date you want is not available for sale yet you can register for ticket alerts with rail companies who will email you when that date is released.
Railcards can bring the cost of your travel down if you qualify for one. Examples include Disabled persons, Senior Citizens, Two together, family railcards.
Information can be found here:

Flights: Northampton is connected directly to Birmingham International Airport by rail.
• EasyJet fly daily or several times daily from Edinburgh and Glasgow International.
• Aurigny fly from Guernsey.
• Blue Islands from Jersey.
• Loganair from Aberdeen , Inverness, and the Isle of Man.