Parking made easy
Find parking in Northampton Station
Information about parking near Northampton Station
Northampton railway station is located on the West Coast Main Line and is served by West Midlands Trains services. Popular routes include southbound to London, and north to Crewe and Birmingham New Street. Given that 2.5 million passengers use it each year, finding parking locations around Northampton station can be somewhat problematic. Using the JustPark app, travellers can find all the information they need and have a choice of 171 reservable spaces.
Some additional information about parking in northampton station, to cater to all your parking needs
There are many streets where parking is permitted, but with a maximum stay of two hours, this is unlikely to be of use to passengers taking an onward rail journey. However, with all options being within a 20-minute walk of Northampton station, it should be considered by those taking a short trip. On-street parking is free on Upper Cross Street and Saint Andrews Street. At other locations, it is £2.40 for two hours. Details can be found on the JustPark app and website.
There are plenty of options for off-street parking, given the location of Northampton station. Most of them are operated by Northampton Borough Council and cost from as little as £0.60 per hour. The station car park itself is open 24 hours per day and has 813 spaces. The daily rate is £9.50, reducing to £6.60 at weekends. The JustPark website and app have full details of off-street parking near Northampton station.
The town of Northampton is well served with public transport options including buses and taxis. The bus station is situated in the centre of town, next to the historic Market Square. Buses operated by Stagecoach run to the railway station regularly and take approximately nine minutes.
Within the car park at Northampton station itself, there are 13 accessible spaces, free of charge for those holding a valid Blue Badge. Several disabled parking spaces can also be found at the town’s football stadium, for those attending a match but must be booked in advance and cost £4 for the duration of the game.
There are currently six areas in the town where parking requires a permit issued by Northampton Borough Council. These are Billing, Victoria Gardens, Alcombe Road, the Mounts, St James and Spring Boroughs.
Free parking is offered on bank holidays in all car parks operated by Northampton Borough Council. This is not the case with all on-street parking, and further information should be obtained from the JustPark app and website.
When needing to drop-off or pick-up passengers, there are four short stay bays directly in front of Northampton station, allowing parking for up to 20 minutes.
With Northampton station being within walking distance of the town centre, there are plenty of nearby attractions for visitors to enjoy. Abington Park Museum is particularly popular and houses an interesting costume collection and local history exhibits. Nature lovers will enjoy the Barnes Meadow Reserve, with walks by the river and wetland habitats to explore.