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Best price 0.29 £
Journey duration 4 h 9 min
Connections per day 130
First departure 00:21
Last departure 22:28
Distance 216 km

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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 Manchester 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 Manchester to Luton?

On average, a train ticket from Manchester to Luton will cost you 70 £. 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 0.29 £. 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.

Trains from Manchester to Luton

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

The distance between Manchester and Luton is around 217. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 4 h 9 min. However, the fastest routes between Manchester and Luton take 3 h 3 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.

When do departures from Manchester to Luton leave?

The first journey of the night departs from Manchester at 00:21. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 22:28. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Manchester and Luton. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use on the Manchester to Luton route?

In Manchester, departure stations include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. When you arrive in Luton, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Luton. 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 times a day do departures from Manchester leave for Luton?

If you want to get from Manchester to Luton, you can travel with providers such as Nationalrail and East Midlands Railway. You will find a maximum number of 409 departures per day. On average, there are 130 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 direct journeys between Manchester and Luton. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 130 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.