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Best price 0.23 £
Journey duration 3 h 12 min
Connections per day 48
First departure 03:38
Last departure 00:31
Distance 121 km

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How much does it cost to get from Luton to Birmingham by train?

The prices for train tickets from Luton to Birmingham vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Luton to Birmingham will cost 0.23 £. The average train ticket price is approximately 53.53 £. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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Trains from Luton to Birmingham

How long does the journey from Luton to Birmingham take by train?

The journey from Luton to Birmingham covers a distance of 122. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 3 h 12 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 1 h 42 min. 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 Luton to Birmingham faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Luton to Birmingham?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Luton to Birmingham, which usually leaves at 03:38. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 00:31. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Luton to Birmingham route?

In Luton, departure stations include Luton. When you arrive in Birmingham, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Birmingham New Street. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

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

The exact number of journeys from Luton to Birmingham 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 48 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Nationalrail. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 107 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 Luton to Birmingham. 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 Luton to Birmingham varies, but in general, you can expect to find direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 48 journeys with one change or more.