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Cheap train tickets from London to Luton

Showing times and prices for Dec 08

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16

Average

23

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

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08:18AMLondon St Pancras0h26 08:44AMLuton
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08:28AMLondon St Pancras0h52 09:20AMLuton
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08:21AMLondon St Pancras0h28 08:49AMLuton
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08:26AMLondon St Pancras0h33 08:59AMLuton
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08:06AMLondon St Pancras0h34 08:40AMLuton
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Train schedule from London to Luton

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08:06AMLondon St Pancras0h34 08:40AMLuton
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08:13AMLondon St Pancras0h51 09:04AMLuton
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08:18AMLondon St Pancras0h26 08:44AMLuton
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08:21AMLondon St Pancras0h28 08:49AMLuton
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08:26AMLondon St Pancras0h33 08:59AMLuton
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08:28AMLondon St Pancras0h52 09:20AMLuton
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Fastest train times from London to Luton

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Fastest Journey

26 m

Average

37 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

46 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London for Luton every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:18AMLondon St Pancras0h26 08:44AMLuton
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08:21AMLondon St Pancras0h28 08:49AMLuton
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08:26AMLondon St Pancras0h33 08:59AMLuton
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08:06AMLondon St Pancras0h34 08:40AMLuton
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251One-way
08:13AMLondon St Pancras0h51 09:04AMLuton
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Overview: Train from London to Luton

distanceDistance28 miles (45 km)
durationAverage train duration26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$21 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency142 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 141 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway, Thameslink or East Midlands Railways

Trains from London to Luton cover the 28 miles (45 km) long route taking on average 26 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway, Thameslink or East Midlands Railways. Normally, there are 142 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $21 (€19), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $1 (€1). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Luton.

Train providers: Thameslink and East Midlands Trains from London to Luton trains

Travel between London and Luton on Thameslink and East Midlands Trains trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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Looking to travel by train to Luton from London? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with Thameslink. Check Omio to see current Thameslink train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the London to Luton train and book Thameslink tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from London to Luton, you can expect to travel 28 miles (45 km) one-way with Thameslink. If you search for trains to Luton from London in the Omio app, you can check if the Thameslink ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Thameslink, we do the work for you to get you safely to Luton from London. Book that perfect London to Luton train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Thameslink!

Train information from London to Luton with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 42 min
  • Thameslink frequency: 102 a day

Save time and money by searching for and booking your East Midlands Trains train between London and Luton online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest East Midlands Trains train from London to Luton, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current East Midlands Trains train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 28 miles (45 km) journey to Luton from London as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Luton from London, you can check straight away if the East Midlands Trains ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official East Midlands Trains London to Luton train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

East Midlands Trains from London to Luton train information:

  • Average Duration: 25 min
  • East Midlands Trains frequency: 39 a day

Trains from London to Luton

Getting from London to Luton is easy and convenient with trains scheduled nearly 24 hours a day. Travelers can reach their flight or other final destination at Luton easily with 15 to 25 daily trains on offer with Thameslink and East Midlands. Trains depart London Bridge and St. Pancras stations in London, and arrive at Luton Station or London Airport Parkway. The train from London to Luton takes 21 minutes to one hour and 14 minutes to travel between the popular route between these UK cities. 

London to Luton train time: Daily departures

There are 15 to 25 daily trains from London to Luton with Thameslink and East Midlands. Thameslink offers the majority of these trains, with 12 to 15 trains scheduled for departure from 3:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. East Midlands offers five to ten routes from mid morning to their final departure at around 10:30 p.m. The departure schedule is fairly consistent across weekdays and weekends. 

How long is the journey by train from London to Luton?

The direct train from London to Luton is 21 minutes to one hour and 14 minutes in duration. East Midlands provides the fastest trains along this route with their high-speed trains, while Thameslink offers more frequent trains that take 55 minutes on average. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Luton?

Departure train station: Trains depart London from either London Bridge or St. Pancras. London Bridge is just over two miles (three and a half km) from London city center, and travelers can reach the station with a five to 12 minute ride on the Thameslink or southeastern train. The station has ATMs, currency exchange stalls, luggage storage services and free Wi-Fi. St. Pancras is also roughly two miles (three and a half km) from central London. Travelers can take reach St. Pancras on the Thameslink train in eight minutes. The station has ATMs, currency exchange stalls, and shopping and dining amenities to keep waiting passengers entertained.

Arrival train station: Trains arrive at Luton Station or Luton Airport Parkway. Luton Station is half a mile (just under one km) northeast of Luton city center and travelers can reach Luton with an eight minute walk or a brief taxi ride. The station has restrooms, ATMs, and free Wi-Fi. Luton Airport Parkway is just under one and a half miles (two and a quarter km) southeast of Luton city center. Travelers can reach Luton with a brief ride on the Thameslink train or a taxi. The station has restrooms, ATMs, dining and shopping amenities, and free Wi-Fi. 

Which train companies travel from London to Luton?

UK train companies Thameslink and East Midlands operate the train from London to Luton. East Midlands trains are high-speed while Thameslink trains are more frequent throughout the day. 

Thameslink London to Luton

Thameslink provides the majority of London to Luton trains. Thameslink has 12 to 20 direct trains that take between 54 minutes and one hour and 14 minutes to make the journey between these UK cities. 

East Midlands London to Luton

East Midlands operates the fastest direct trains along this route on their high-speed trains. There are roughly three to five East Midlands London to Luton trains every day of the week, and these are clustered around midday and the evening. 

London to Luton trains: Services on board

The train from London to Luton has first and second class cabins available. Passengers with limited mobility or those traveling using a wheelchair can book assistance navigating the train stations or boarding and alighting their train from London to Luton, but this assistance should be requested 24 hours in advance. Those traveling with their bike can do so free of charge outside of peak hours, but during peak hours only foldable bicycles are allowed. Up to two small pets are allowed per passenger as well as luggage so long as it does not exceed the dimensions of 90 x 70 x 30 cm/ 35.5 x 27.5 x 11.8 in. Luggage should not weigh more than 23 kg/ 50 lb. 

How can I find cheap train tickets from London to Luton?

Book in advance to find some of the cheapest tickets from London to Luton. Train tickets often go on sale up to three months ahead of time, and early birds find some great savings. One of the best ways to get the best deal on tickets is to be flexible with travel dates. Choose a range of potential travel dates to explore the cheapest departure and return dates possible. It is also a good idea to opt for slower trains or train journeys with more connections, as these are often cheaper alternatives to high-speed trains while providing pleasant travel experiences. 

Travel Tips: Trains from London 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 London to Luton.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from London to Luton to cost as little as $1 (€1)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $21 (€19)  for a train ticket to Luton from London.
The distance between London and Luton by train is approximately 28 miles (45 km).
While the time it takes to travel 28 miles (45 km) from London to Luton can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London to Luton train journey time is on average 26 min.

When taking the train to Luton from London, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your route can end in train stations such as Luton, Luton Airport Parkway and London Luton Airport.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Luton.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center of London. The most popular arrival train station in Luton, called Luton, is located around 0.6 miles (858 m) away from its city center.

For the trip from London to Luton you can take a train with East Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway, Thameslink or East Midlands Railways. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Luton from London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 141 direct trains per day from London to Luton. You can look to travel with Thameslink or East Midlands Railway  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
The average number of trains departing London for Luton is 142 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from London to Luton at 8: 15 PM. The last train from London to Luton that you can take departs at 8: 15 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Luton schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from London to Luton is on average $21 (€19) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Luton from London available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Luton

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Luton
London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your trip to Luton.
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Public transit options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transit options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transit options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transit options for Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transit options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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Public transit options for London Charing Cross
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.

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