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Trains Luton to Southampton: Times, Prices and Tickets

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

On average, a train ticket from Luton to Southampton will cost you £ 56.34. 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 £ 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.

Luton to Southampton by train

Best price £ 50.09
Journey duration 40 min
Connections per day 33
First departure 19:59
Last departure 00:04
Distance 79.5 mi
Departure Luton
Arrival Southampton
Carriers Nationalrail, Thameslink, Tube, East Midlands Railway, Southern, London Overground, South Western Railway, Great Western Railway, Cross country, TfL Rail

Route Summary by Train

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£ 44
Maximum price
£ 151.63

Luton - Southampton


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Friday, August 12th 2022
National Express-logo
London Luton Airport - Southampton University of Southampton
11:00 - 16:05
National Express
5h 5min
1 changes
CO2: 4.52kg

How long does it take to get from Luton to Southampton by train?

The distance between Luton and Southampton is around 80.2 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 40 min. However, the fastest routes between Luton and Southampton take 2 min. 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 Luton to Southampton?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Luton to Southampton, which usually leaves at 10:30. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 00:04. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from Luton to Southampton?

You can depart from Luton at stations such as Clapham Junction, Basingstoke, Hitchin, London Kings Cross, Finsbury Park, Reading, London Victoria, Three Bridges, Luton and West Hampstead. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Southampton at the following stations: Southampton Central, Finsbury Park, London Kings Cross, London Paddington, London Victoria, Basingstoke, Clapham Junction, West Hampstead Thameslink, Three Bridges and Farringdon. 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 Luton and Southampton. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from Luton to Southampton?

If you want to get from Luton to Southampton, you can travel with providers such as Nationalrail, Thameslink, Tube, East Midlands Railway, Southern, London Overground, South Western Railway, Great Western Railway, Cross country and TfL Rail. You will find a maximum number of 44 departures per day. On average, there are 36 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 36 direct journeys between Luton and Southampton. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 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.


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