Cardiff to Luton train

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Luton

Showing times and prices for Dec 06

Cheapest

71

Average

84

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cardiff to Luton is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
10:18AMCardiff Central3h08 01:26PMLuton
2 transfers
711One-way
Cheapest
10:41AMCardiff Central3h15 01:56PMLuton
2 transfers
711One-way
Cheapest
09:51AMCardiff Central3h05 12:56PMLuton
2 transfers
711One-way
09:18AMCardiff Central3h08 12:26PMLuton
2 transfers
971One-way
08:17AMCardiff Central3h09 11:26AMLuton
2 transfers
971One-way

Train schedule from Cardiff to Luton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, December 6
08:17AMCardiff Central3h09 11:26AMLuton
2 transfers
08:41AMCardiff Central2h59 11:40AMLuton
2 transfers
09:18AMCardiff Central3h08 12:26PMLuton
2 transfers
09:51AMCardiff Central3h05 12:56PMLuton
2 transfers
10:18AMCardiff Central3h08 01:26PMLuton
2 transfers
10:41AMCardiff Central3h15 01:56PMLuton
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cardiff to Luton

Showing times and prices for Dec 06

Fastest Journey

2 h 59 m

Average

3 h 7 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

196 km

It's difficult to get from Cardiff to Luton without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
08:41AMCardiff Central2h59 11:40AMLuton
2 transfers
971One-way
09:51AMCardiff Central3h05 12:56PMLuton
2 transfers
711One-way
09:18AMCardiff Central3h08 12:26PMLuton
2 transfers
971One-way
10:18AMCardiff Central3h08 01:26PMLuton
2 transfers
711One-way
08:17AMCardiff Central3h09 11:26AMLuton
2 transfers
971One-way

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Luton

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$81 (€72)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersFirst Great Western Service

Trains from Cardiff to Luton cover the 121 miles (195 km) long route taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $81 (€72), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $73 (€65). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Luton.

Train companies: Great Western Rail from Cardiff to Luton trains

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Great Western Rail

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Great Western Rail from Cardiff to Luton train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 6 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 24 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Luton

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Luton easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Luton.
FAQs
Train tickets between Cardiff and Luton for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $73 (€65)  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $81 (€72)  for a train ticket between Cardiff and Luton.
The distance from Cardiff to Luton by train is approximately 121 miles (195 km).
The Cardiff to Luton train duration is on average 3 h 5 min, which is to be expected when traveling 121 miles (195 km) to Luton from Cardiff. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arriving in Luton.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Luton and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (858 m) from the train station to the city center in Luton.

If you're looking for trains from Cardiff to Luton, you can rely on First Great Western Service to get you to Luton. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Cardiff to Luton trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 24 trains a day from Cardiff to Luton. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Cardiff to Luton leaves at 5: 07 AM. The last train departing from Cardiff to Luton leaves at 9: 20 PM. You can find the latest Cardiff to Luton train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Cardiff and Luton within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $81 (€72) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Cardiff to Luton a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Cardiff and Luton

Cardiff
Luton
The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your journey from Cardiff to Luton.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)

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