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Birmingham to Luton by train

The journey from Birmingham to Luton by train is 75.4 mi and takes 2 hrs 54 mins. There are 23 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:19 and the last at 21:21. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Luton by train for as little as £28.42 or as much as £113.86. The best price for this journey is £28.42.

Lowest Price£28.42
Journey Duration2 hrs 54 mins
Connection per Day23
Lowest Price£28.42
Highest Price£113.86
First Departure05:19
Last Departure21:21
Distance75.4 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalLuton
CarriersThameslink, Great NorthernMore

Birmingham to Luton Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, 29 Feb 2024

Traveling from Birmingham to Luton with Virail

What's the best way to get from Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Luton, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Birmingham to Luton?

Prices will vary when you travel from Birmingham to Luton. On average, though, you'll pay about £46.44 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £28.42, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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On average, a train ticket from Birmingham to Luton will cost you £46.44. 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 train 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.

How long is the journey from Birmingham to Luton by train?

With a distance of 75.4 mi between Birmingham and Luton, it will usually take 2 hrs 54 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 2 hrs 54 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between Birmingham and Luton is around 75.4 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 2 hrs 54 mins. However, the fastest routes between Birmingham and Luton take 2 hrs 6 mins. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the departures from Birmingham to Luton?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Birmingham to Luton, which usually leaves at 05:19. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 21:21. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Birmingham at 05:19, and the last departure will leave at 21:21. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Birmingham to Luton can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

When traveling from Birmingham to Luton by train, which stations can I use?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Birmingham from the following stations: . Arriving at Luton, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: . Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Luton.

How many journeys from Birmingham to Luton take place each day?

If you want to get from Birmingham to Luton, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 23 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 0 direct journeys between Birmingham and Luton. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 23 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 Birmingham to Luton. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham 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 Birmingham 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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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £27.39 to £42.83 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 36% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Luton

The cheapest Birmingham - Luton train tickets can be found for as low as £16.36 if you’re lucky, or £45.01 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £88.49.

Find the best day to travel to Luton by train

When travelling to Luton by train, 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.

East Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the East Midlands region of England. It was formed in 2019, taking over the franchise previously operated by East Midlands Trains. The company operates services on routes including London St Pancras to Sheffield, Nottingham to Liverpool, and Norwich to Liverpool. East Midlands Railway also operates local services within the East Midlands, connecting towns and cities such as Derby, Leicester, and Lincoln.

Thameslink is a railway service in the United Kingdom that runs through central London, connecting Bedford in the north and Brighton in the south. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves over 200 stations, including major transport hubs such as St Pancras International, London Bridge, and Gatwick Airport. Thameslink trains run every few minutes during peak hours and offer a range of services, from fast express trains to stopping services that serve local communities. The service has undergone significant upgrades in recent years, including the introduction of new trains and the completion of major infrastructure projects such as the Thameslink Programme.

West Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the West Midlands region of England.The West Midlands Trains consortium, composed of Abellio, JR East, and Mitsui, won the franchise for the region, leading to the establishment of the service in 2017. The West Midlands Railway offers a variety of services, including longer distance services to cities like London and Liverpool as well as local and regional trains.

Services on board Thameslink, Great Northern and Avanti West Coast from Birmingham to Luton
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Birmingham to Luton CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
8.49kg
Bus
9.1kg
Flight
24.27kg
Car
19.41kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Birmingham to Luton by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Birmingham and Luton are 8.49kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Birmingham and Luton? By taking the train between Birmingham and Luton you will save 15.78kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.61kg compared to a bus and 10.92kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Luton?
A train ticket from Birmingham to Luton is £46.44. 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 £28.42.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham to Luton?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Luton is £28.42. 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 Birmingham and Luton by train?
Birmingham to Luton is 75.4 mi.
How long does the train between Birmingham and Luton take?
Birmingham to Luton is on average 2 hrs 54 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 6 mins.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Luton?
The train journey from Birmingham to Luton is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Thameslink, Great Northern, Avanti West Coast, East Midlands Railway, West Midlands Railway and CrossCountry.
How many train connections per day go from Birmingham to Luton?
Birmingham to Luton has 23 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Birmingham to Luton leave?
The earliest train from Birmingham to Luton departs at 05:19. 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 train from Birmingham to Luton depart?
The latest train from Birmingham to Luton departs at 21:21. 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 Birmingham to Luton in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £28.42 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.
From which stations can I leave from Birmingham to Luton?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Birmingham to go to Luton. You can go from Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Coach Station, Five Ways and Birmingham Moor Street and you can arrive at Luton Station Interchange, Luton Challney and Leagrave.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Luton by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Birmingham and Luton is 2 hrs 6 mins.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Luton?
Yes, there is a direct train between Birmingham and Luton.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Luton by train?
The train journey from Birmingham to Luton creates 8.49kg of CO2 emissions.

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