Trains provide a readily accessible means of transport from early morning to late at night. Comfort, convenience and reliability are just some of the reasons to travel on the train from Kettering. Travelling by train has significant environmental benefits in comparison to travelling by road vehicle with a smaller carbon footprint per passenger. Taking the train provides you with additional free time, for work or leisure activities, you otherwise spend driving. Trains are provided with wifi, charging points, sanitary facilities and a buffet car. Statistically you are nine times safer traveling by rail than car travel, with fewer personal accidents.
The services to and from Kettering are run by East Midlands Railways (EMR).
Kettering Railway Station
This is located at the junction of Station Road and Northfield Avenue.
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Direct EMR services connect Kettering to London St Pancras, Nottingham, Leicester, Derby, Sheffield and Corby. From Kettering, you can also reach Stoke-on-Trent, Crewe, Birmingham and many more cities, but you'll need to change at least once – usually at Derby or Leicester, depending on your destination - See EMR's Route Map.
Timetables and routes
Timetables can be found at
Information on routes and destinations can be found at
Ticketing and booking
The best way to get cheap train tickets is to book them prior to travelling and to book them for specific trains.
Information can also be provided through Trainline https://www.thetrainline.com/
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