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from Edinburgh to Luton

You can get from Edinburgh to Luton by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Edinburgh to Luton on Sep 20 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:50PMEdinburgh8h30 06:20AMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$531One-way
Cheapest
09:50PMEdinburgh8h30 06:20AMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$531One-way
Other options
06:50AMEdinburgh Airport1h40 08:30AMLondon Heathrow Airport
0 changes
$1741One-way
07:55AMEdinburgh Airport1h35 09:30AMLondon Heathrow Airport
0 changes
$2261One-way
10:10AMEdinburgh Airport1h35 11:45AMLondon Heathrow Airport
0 changes
$2261One-way

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Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Mon
Sep 20
$194London North Eastern Railway
$53National Express
$104easyJet
Tue
Sep 21
$110London North Eastern Railway
$38National Express
$49easyJet
Wed
Sep 22
$110London North Eastern Railway
$43National Express
$53easyJet
Thu
Sep 23
$126London North Eastern Railway
$53National Express
$117British Airways
Fri
Sep 24
$266London North Eastern Railway
$65National Express
$105easyJet
Sat
Sep 25
$110London North Eastern Railway
$63National Express
$157British Airways
Sun
Sep 26
$268London North Eastern Railway
$36National Express
$74easyJet
Mon
Sep 27
$127London North Eastern Railway
$43National Express
$61easyJet
Tue
Sep 28
$78London North Eastern Railway
$31National Express
$50easyJet
Wed
Sep 29
$78London North Eastern Railway
$31National Express
$50easyJet
Thu
Sep 30
$110London North Eastern Railway
$39National Express
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Fri
Oct 1
$127London North Eastern Railway
$43National Express
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Sat
Oct 2
$93London North Eastern Railway
$43National Express
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Travel Information from Edinburgh to Luton

distanceDistance302 miles (487 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$57 - $127
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $57 (€45) • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $98 (€79) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 302 miles (487 km) by bus, flight or train from Edinburgh to Luton. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $57 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Edinburgh to Luton.

Travel Tips

Travel from Edinburgh to Luton
Travel 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 Edinburgh to Luton.
FAQs
What are the ways to get from Edinburgh to Luton?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Edinburgh and Luton. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Luton?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Luton is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $57 (€45) compared to other travel options to Luton:

A bus is generally $42 (€33) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $98 (€79) from Edinburgh to Luton.

A bus is generally $70 (€56) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $127 (€102) from Edinburgh to Luton.

What is the fastest way from Edinburgh to Luton?

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Luton is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Luton that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 8 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 10 min.

What is the distance between Edinburgh and Luton?

The Edinburgh to Luton distance is around 302 miles (487 km).

How many services a day are there to Luton from Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Luton is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Edinburgh to Luton as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Edinburgh and in Luton?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Edinburgh to Luton:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Edinburgh, Elder Street to Luton Station Interchange (Stand LS13).
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Edinburgh Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Luton.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Edinburgh to Luton?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Luton:

  • You can go to Luton from Edinburgh by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $57 (€45) with National Express from Edinburgh to Luton on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Edinburgh to Luton with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for $98 (€79) with easyJet from Edinburgh to Luton.
  • You can travel between Edinburgh and Luton by train with London North Eastern Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $127 (€102) with London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to Luton.
Can I travel directly from Edinburgh to Luton?

Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to Luton with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with with 12 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Luton as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Luton from Edinburgh.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Edinburgh to Luton?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Edinburgh to Luton often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Edinburgh and Luton itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Luton and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets from Edinburgh to Luton online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Luton, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $57 (€45) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $98 (€79) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $127 (€102) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Edinburgh to Luton online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Luton
Edinburgh
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Edinburgh Waverley
Amenities
Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.

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