Manchester to Luton train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Luton

Showing times and prices for Dec 01

Cheapest

71

Average

71

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

Cheapest
08:49AMManchester Piccadilly4h05 12:54PMLuton
3 transfers
711One-way
Cheapest
08:18AMManchester Piccadilly3h37 11:55AMLuton
3 transfers
711One-way
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08:43AMManchester Piccadilly3h42 12:25PMLuton
3 transfers
711One-way

Train schedule from Manchester to Luton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, December 1
08:18AMManchester Piccadilly3h37 11:55AMLuton
3 transfers
08:43AMManchester Piccadilly3h42 12:25PMLuton
3 transfers
08:49AMManchester Piccadilly4h05 12:54PMLuton
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from Manchester to Luton

Showing times and prices for Dec 01

Fastest Journey

3 h 37 m

Average

3 h 48 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

216 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester to Luton without transferring at least 3 times.

Fastest
08:18AMManchester Piccadilly3h37 11:55AMLuton
3 transfers
711One-way
08:43AMManchester Piccadilly3h42 12:25PMLuton
3 transfers
711One-way
08:49AMManchester Piccadilly4h05 12:54PMLuton
3 transfers
711One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Luton

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$74 (€67)
frequencyTrain frequency37 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or Northern Rail

Trains from Manchester to Luton cover the 134 miles (216 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 13 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 37 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $61 (€55), but the average price of train tickets is $74 (€67). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Luton.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry from Manchester to Luton trains

For as little as $61 (€55) you can travel by train from Manchester to Luton with Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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Northern Rail (3)

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Manchester to Luton you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Are you making plans to travel from Manchester to Luton? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Manchester to Luton trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 134 miles (216 km) to Luton from Manchester. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Manchester and Luton, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train between Manchester and Luton, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

    • Average Price: $67

    Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester 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 Manchester to Luton.
    FAQs
    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Manchester and Luton for the next 7 days starting from $61 (€55)  one way.
    If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Luton train to cost on average $74 (€67)  one way.
    The train distance from Manchester to Luton is around 134 miles (216 km).
    The Manchester to Luton train duration is on average 3 h 13 min, which is to be expected when traveling 134 miles (216 km) to Luton from Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    There are a few train stations in Manchester to start your journey from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. 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 Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Luton.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center of Manchester.

    The most popular arrival train station, Luton, is located 0.6 miles (858 m) away from the city center of Luton.

    For the journey from Manchester to Luton you can take a train with East Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or Northern Rail. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Luton from Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    The average number of trains departing Manchester for Luton is 37 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train for this trip departs from Manchester at 5: 05 AM. The last train leaves from Manchester at 9: 15 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Manchester to Luton and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    You can find trains from Manchester to Luton to cost on average $74 (€67) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Luton train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Luton

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    Luton
    Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your trip to Luton.
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    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
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    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
    Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
    Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
    Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
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    Public transit options for Manchester Airport
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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    Public transit options for Manchester Victoria
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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    Public transit options for Manchester Oxford Road
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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