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Overview: Train from London to Luton

distanceDistance28 miles (45 km)
durationAverage train duration25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$12 (€10)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThameslink or East Midlands Trains

Trains from London to Luton cover the 28 miles (45 km) long trip taking on average 25 min with our travel partners like Thameslink or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $12 (€10), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $4 (€4). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Luton.

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. 

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FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets to Luton from London cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to Luton trains for as little as $4 (€4)  in the next 7 days.

How much is the train from London to Luton on average?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Luton train to cost on average $12 (€10)  one way.

How far is London to Luton by train?

The London to Luton train distance is approximately 28 miles (45 km).

How long is the train ride to Luton from London?

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 25 min.

When traveling by train from London to Luton, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Luton do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in London to start your route from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Luton you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Luton, Luton Airport Parkway and London Luton Airport.

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

Where is the London train station located? Where is the Luton train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center of London.

The most popular arrival train station, Luton, is located 0.2 miles (381 m) away from the city center of Luton.

What train providers go from London to Luton?

When taking a train from London to Luton, you can count on Thameslink or East Midlands Trains for the best way to get you to Luton. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from London to Luton and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services are there to Luton from London a day?

The average number of trains departing London for Luton is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from London to Luton?

The earliest train for this journey departs from London at 8: 15 AM. The last train leaves from London at 9: 00 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London to Luton and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase train tickets to Luton from London to score the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from London to Luton within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $12 (€10) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between London and Luton are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
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
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 2078437688
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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