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London to Luton by train

The journey from London to Luton by train is 28.96 mi and takes 0 hrs 41 mins. There are 33 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:04 and the last at 21:54. It is possible to travel from London to Luton by train for as little as £3.80 or as much as £22.34. The best price for this journey is £3.80.

Lowest Price£3.80
Journey Duration0 hrs 41 mins
Connection per Day33
Lowest Price£3.80
Highest Price£22.34
First Departure00:04
Last Departure21:54
Distance28.96 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalLuton
CarriersThameslink, East Midlands Railway

London to Luton Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from London to Luton. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from London to Luton?

When you're traveling from London to Luton, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £16.69. You might be able to find prices as low as £3.80, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, you can expect to spend around £16.69 for your train 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 train 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 train?

The average journey time is 0 hrs 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 0 hrs 41 mins. In order to get from London to Luton faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between London and Luton will complete the journey in 0 hrs 25 mins. On average, it will take you about 0 hrs 41 mins to travel the 28.96 mi between London and Luton.

What are the stations on the London to Luton route?

You can depart from London at stations such as . At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Luton at the following stations: . Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in London and Luton. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from London leave for Luton?

The exact number of journeys from London to Luton can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 33 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from London to Luton. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from London to Luton varies, but in general, you can expect to find 30 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 3 journeys with one change or more. 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 train 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

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £5.16 to £16.64 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 69% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from London to Luton

The cheapest London - Luton train tickets can be found for as low as £5.90 if you’re lucky, or £17.90 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £39.63.

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.

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.

Services on board Thameslink and East Midlands Railway from London to Luton
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London to Luton CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
3.26kg
Bus
3.5kg
Flight
9.32kg
Car
7.46kg
What are the CO2 emissions from London to Luton by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between London and Luton are 3.26kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between London and Luton? By taking the train between London and Luton you will save 6.06kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.24kg compared to a bus and 4.2kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from London to Luton?
A train ticket from London to Luton is £16.69. 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 £3.80.
What's the cheapest train ticket from London to Luton?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Luton is £3.80. 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 train?
London to Luton is 28.96 mi.
How long does the train between London and Luton take?
London to Luton is on average 0 hrs 41 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 25 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Luton?
The train journey from London to Luton is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Thameslink and East Midlands Railway.
How many train connections per day go from London to Luton?
London to Luton has 33 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from London to Luton leave?
The earliest train from London to Luton departs at 00:04. 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 London to Luton depart?
The latest train from London to Luton departs at 21:54. 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 train ticket we have found is £3.80 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 London to Luton?
There are 19 station(s) that you can depart from London to go to Luton. You can go from Stansted Airport, Southend Airport, London Charing Cross, London Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5, London Bridge, Luton Airport , London Waterloo, Gatwick Airport, London Paddington, London City Airport, London Victoria, London Euston, London St Pancras, London Southend Airport, London Stratford, Waterloo, London Hyde Park, London Heathrow Airport and London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 and you can arrive at Luton Station Interchange, Luton Challney and Leagrave.
How many direct connections depart from London to Luton?
There are on average 30 direct connection(s) from London to go to Luton.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Luton by train?
The fastest journey time by train between London and Luton is 0 hrs 25 mins.
Is there a direct train from London to Luton?
Yes, there is a direct train between London and Luton.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Luton by train?
The train journey from London to Luton creates 3.26kg of CO2 emissions.

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