Borough Council of Wellingborough

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Communication links


Wellingborough offers excellent road links to the rest of the Country and is able to service the majority of population centres in the UK and return within a working day.

The M1, A1, A45 and A14 give companies unlimited links to all parts of the country. The A14 provides the major east-west route between the east coast ports of Felixstowe and Harwich and the Midlands. The M1 and A1 run North to South linking into the national network.

Companies based in Wellingborough can access the Channel Tunnel, Dover, Southampton, Felixstowe and northerly to Newcastle upon Tyne within four and a half hours driving time, which allows a return journey within the same day.

Approximate distances from Wellingborough in miles:

Bedford - 18
Birmingham - 65
Bristol - 125
Cambridge - 40
Felixstowe - 106
London - 70
Northampton - 10
Oxford - 51

A45 - 0
A14 - 7
M1 - 15
A1 - 25


East Midlands Trains offer a regular service from Leeds to London St Pancras station, with 50 minute journey times from Wellingborough on most trains.
This line has become a crucial arterial link for the East Midlands now that St Pancras is the hub for the new high speed rail connection to the Channel Tunnel, meaning that it is now possible to travel from the centre of Wellingborough to the centre of Paris in around four hours!

For more information visit the East Midlands Trains website at For General Information call National Rail Enquiries on 03457 48 49 50. Visit Eurostar Information for your international travel requirements.


Wellingborough is within a 60 mile radius of four international airports as well as Sywell Aerodrome, a private airfield with facilities for executive flights and helicopter links, just 3 miles from the town.

Flight Enquiries

Sywell Aerodrome
London Luton
East Midlands
London Heathrow


Alternatively, visit Red Planet Travel which offers information for door-to-door travel for both public transport and journeys by car.