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London to Luton by bus

The journey from London to Luton by bus is 28.96 mi and takes 1 hr 41 mins. There are 1100 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:01 and the last at 23:59. It is possible to travel from London to Luton by bus for as little as £3.09 or as much as £43.49. The best price for this journey is £3.09.

Lowest Price£3.09
Journey Duration1 hr 41 mins
Connection per Day1100
Lowest Price£3.09
Highest Price£43.49
First Departure00:01
Last Departure23:59
Distance28.96 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalLuton
Carriersgreen-line-arriva-shires-and-essex, National ExpressMore

London to Luton Bus Times

Departure date
Saturday, 15 Jun 2024

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What's the best way to get from London to Luton? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from London to Luton, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do bus tickets from London to Luton cost?

On average, a bus ticket from London to Luton will cost you £16.09. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £3.09. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around £16.09 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from London to Luton.

How long does the journey from London to Luton take by bus?

The average journey time is 1 hr 41 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 28.96 mi from London to Luton. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from London to Luton to take longer than 1 hr 41 mins. The journey from London to Luton covers a distance of 28.96 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 hr 41 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 0 hrs 10 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from London to Luton faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many journeys from London to Luton are there every day?

If you want to get from London to Luton, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 1100 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 964 direct journeys between London and Luton. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 136 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Luton. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from London to Luton
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Luton.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Luton, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Luton.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £4.62 to £9.72 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 52% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from London to Luton

The cheapest London - Luton bus tickets can be found for as low as £6.75 if you’re lucky, or £8.29 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £11.30.

Find the best day to travel to Luton by bus

When travelling to Luton by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Arriva is a multinational public transport company that operates bus, train, tram, and waterbus services across Europe. Arriva is a transportation company operating in the United Kingdom and mainland Europe. The company was founded in 1938 in Sunderland, England, and has since grown to become one of the largest transport operators in Europe. Deutsche Bahn, the German national railway company, is the owner of Arriva. In the UK, they provide bus and rail services, including the iconic red double-decker buses in London. They have also established strong market positions in countries such as Denmark, Sweden, the Czech Republic, and the Netherlands.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board National Express, Arriva and Megabus from London to Luton
Compare services on board when travelling from London to Luton by bus.
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London to Luton CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
3.26kg
Bus
3.5kg
Flight
9.32kg
Car
7.46kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from London to Luton?
A bus ticket from London to Luton is £16.09. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £3.09.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from London to Luton?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Luton is £3.09. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Luton by bus?
London to Luton is 28.96 mi.
How long does the bus between London and Luton take?
London to Luton is on average 1 hr 41 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 10 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Luton?
The bus journey from London to Luton is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: green-line-arriva-shires-and-essex, National Express, Arriva and Megabus.
How many bus connections per day go from London to Luton?
London to Luton has 1100 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from London to Luton leave?
The earliest bus from London to Luton departs at 00:01. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from London to Luton depart?
The latest bus from London to Luton departs at 23:59. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Luton in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £3.09 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from London to Luton?
There are on average 964 direct connection(s) from London to go to Luton.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Luton by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between London and Luton is 0 hrs 10 mins.
Is there a direct bus from London to Luton?
Yes, there is a direct bus between London and Luton.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Luton by bus?
The bus journey from London to Luton creates 3.5kg of CO2 emissions.

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