Luton to London train

Cheap train tickets from Luton to London

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The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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08:34AMLuton0h41 09:15AMLondon St Pancras
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Train schedule from Luton to London

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Fastest train times from Luton to London

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Fastest Journey

27 m

Average

42 m

Trains per day

30

Distance

46 km

Of the 30 trains that leave Luton for London every day 29 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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12:25PMLuton0h27 12:52PMLondon St Pancras
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Overview: Train from Luton to London

distanceDistance28 miles (45 km)
durationAverage train duration26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency141 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 141 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThameslink, East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railways

Trains from Luton to London cover the 28 miles (45 km) long journey taking on average 26 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railways. Normally, there are 141 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $4 (€4), but the average price of train tickets is $20 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Luton and arrive in London Victoria.

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

Find the best trains from Luton to London with Omio's travel partners Thameslink and East Midlands Trains from $4 (€4). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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East Midlands Trains

If you're looking for cheap Thameslink tickets to London from Luton, check out Omio! With one-way Luton to London train ticket prices starting as low as $16 (€15) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to London from Luton by showing you the latest Thameslink offers, train schedules and tickets for this 28 miles (45 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with Thameslink. If you search for Thameslink tickets to London from Luton in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Luton to London on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with Thameslink so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

Find cheap tickets for East Midlands Trains trains between Luton and London on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Luton to London train schedule from East Midlands Trains, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 28 miles (45 km) journey to London from Luton, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to London from Luton in the Omio app, you can check to see if the East Midlands Trains trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the East Midlands Trains train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to London from Luton and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Luton and London with East Midlands Trains!

Luton to London train information with East Midlands Trains:

  • Average Duration: 26 min
  • East Midlands Trains frequency: 11 a day

Trains from Luton to London

Traveling in the United Kingdom is swift and convenient, thanks to the nation's extensive transport network. Taking a train from Luton to London is the fastest way to travel from the town to the city. Luton and London are approximately 29 miles (46km) from each other and the trains take an average of 48 minutes. However, the trains along the route can take anywhere between 20 minutes and one hour to complete the trip.

Luton to London Train time: Daily departures

The Luton-London route is busy, and travelers have plenty of trains to choose from. Around 145 trains travel every day from Luton to London. On some days, trains start their days as early as midnight, but around 7:00 a.m. on most days. The trains run throughout the day, and the last passengers can usually catch the final train from Luton to London a bit before midnight.

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

The average travel time for a train from Luton to London is 48 minutes. The fastest trains on the route are half that, taking around 23 minutes to complete the trip. There are also slow trains that take around one hour to finish the journey. The trains travel directly between the stations, so passengers can avoid making transfers along the way.

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

Departure train stations: A train from Luton to London begins its journey from Luton Railway Station or Luton Parkway Airport. The first station is located in the city center, approximately 300 meters away from The Mall. The second station is around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from The Mall and is accessible via taxi and train. Both stations have facilities such as ticket offices, ticket machines, ATMs, pay phones, restrooms, refreshment facilities, and shops. Luton Parkway Airport is widely accessible and Luton Railway Station has more limited accessibility for limited-mobility passengers. 

Arrival train stations: A train from Luton to London ends its trip at London Bridge and Blackfriars if it departed from Luton Railway station. Any train from Luton Airport Parkway ends the trip at London St. Pancras. All the stations are within a 2.5-mile radius of Central London. Travelers from London Bridge station can use taxis or the underground to travel to the city center. Those alighting at Blackfriars and St. Pancras can use buses and taxis. London St. Pancras is a major station in the city, offering shops, restaurants, restrooms, and full access for limited-mobility passengers. 

Which train companies travel from Luton to London?

There are two train companies operating along the Luton-London route. They are East Midlands Railways and Thameslink. The former travels between Luton Airport Parkway and London St. Pancras. Thameslink trains travel from Luton Railway station to London Bridge or London Blackfriars station.

East Midlands Railways Luton to London

On a regular day, around 30 trains by East Midlands Trains travel from Luton to London. The trains travel at speeds of 125 mph (200 kph) and arrive in London in around 27 minutes. For the fastest journeys, travelers should use East Midlands trains. Fortunately, passengers can also reserve seats on board.

Thameslink Luton to London

Thameslink controls the lion's share of trains along the Luton-London route. The operator has around 120 trains running on the tracks every day. Travelers can catch trains after 7:00 a.m. to around 11:30 p.m. The trains travel at 100 mph (160 kph) and take approximately 52 minutes to reach London.

Luton to London Trains: Services on Board

East Midlands Railway (EMR) and Thameslink trains have a standard class and first class. The trains have comfortable seats with tables, trolley service, plug sockets, free WiFi, luggage storage, CCTV, and accessible toilets. For free drinks and snacks and quieter environments, travelers can upgrade to first class. People with disabilities can pre-book assistance during boarding and alighting. There are dedicated wheelchair spaces, but travelers should book these before boarding. Passengers can also bring their mobility scooters on board some trains, but only if they have a Scooter Card. It's also crucial to check the operator's wheelchair and scooter guidelines to ensure that they fit in the train. Guide dogs are also welcome on all trains for free. EMR trains only allow two bikes per service. For bike transportation, travelers should therefore reserve a spot early. Thameslink trains allow full bikes during off-peak hours, but only if they don't obstruct other passengers. If space is limited, the staff may ask the cyclist to remove their bike. Fortunately, foldable bikes are always welcome as long as they are stored with the rest of the luggage. Passengers are allowed a maximum of two pets per person. Small pets should travel inside suitable carriage boxes and dogs should always stay on a lead.

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

To find a cheap train from Luton to London, book in advance. The train operators release their schedules early for booking. It's also wise to compare the providers and travel dates for the lowest prices.

Travel Tips: Trains from Luton to London

Travel by train to London 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 Luton to London.
FAQs
Train tickets between Luton and London for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $4 (€4)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Luton to London train to cost on average $20 (€18)  one way.
The train distance from Luton to London is around 28 miles (45 km).
The Luton to London train duration is on average 26 min, which is to be expected when traveling 28 miles (45 km) to London from Luton. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Luton, is located 0.6 miles (859 m) from the city center of Luton.

The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center of London.

For the journey from Luton to London you can take a train with Thameslink, East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railways. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to London from Luton on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 141 direct trains per day from Luton to London, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Thameslink or East Midlands Railway  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there are 141 trains a day from Luton to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Luton to London leaves at 7: 00 AM. The last train departing from Luton to London leaves at 11: 40 PM. You can find the latest Luton to London train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Luton to London is on average $20 (€18) 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 companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Luton and London available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Luton is the most popular Luton 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 Luton for your trip to London.
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