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Overview: Train from Manchester to Luton

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price$84 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to Luton cover the 134 miles (216 km) long route taking on average 3 h 35 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $84 (€70), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $80 (€67). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Luton.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Luton

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.

How much does a cheap train to Luton from Manchester cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Manchester to Luton for the next 7 days starting from $80 (€67)  one way.

How much is a train ticket between Manchester and Luton?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Luton train price to come in at an average of $84 (€70)  one way.

How many miles is it from Manchester to Luton by train?

The distance to Luton from Manchester by train is approximately 134 miles (216 km).

How long is the train ride between Manchester and Luton?

On average the Manchester to Luton train travel time is 3 h 35 min  for the 134 miles (216 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Manchester goes to Luton? What train station do I come into Luton from Manchester?

There are a few train stations in Manchester to start your journey from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. 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.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city center of Manchester.

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

Which train providers should I travel with from Manchester to Luton?

Take the Manchester to Luton train with East Midlands Trains or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Manchester and Luton as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services per day are there between Manchester and Luton?

The average number of trains departing Manchester for Luton is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Manchester to Luton? When is the last train from Manchester to Luton?

The first Manchester to Luton train departs at 8: 13 AM   and the last train from Manchester to Luton leaves at 9: 18 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Manchester to Luton on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I buy the Manchester to Luton train for the best deals on tickets?

The price of a one way train ticket from Manchester to Luton is on average $84 (€70) 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 route. In general, you can find train tickets from Manchester to Luton available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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