How to travel from Edinburgh to Luton

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Travel Information to Luton from Edinburgh

distanceDistance302 miles (487 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$22 - $78
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $22 (€19) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $22 (€19) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or East Coast

Travel 302 miles (487 km) by train, bus or flight between Edinburgh and Luton. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or East Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Edinburgh to Luton.

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from Edinburgh to Luton

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

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Edinburgh to Luton is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

National Express
10:45AM10h10
Edinburgh
08:55PMLuton, London Luton Airport Bus Station
$531One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
National Express
10:45AM10h10
Edinburgh
08:55PMLuton, London Luton Airport Bus Station
$531One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
easyJet
06:35AM1h15
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
07:50AMLondon Luton Airport (LTN)
$971One-way
0 transfers
Other options
London North Eastern Railway
09:00AM6h01
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
03:01PMLuton station (LUT)
$1441One-way
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
08:30AM5h26
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:56PMLuton station (LUT)
$1481One-way
1 transfer
Lumo
09:24AM5h32
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
02:56PMLuton station (LUT)
$1481One-way
1 transfer
National Express
10:45AM10h00
Edinburgh
08:45PMLuton, Bus Station
$551One-way
1 transfer
National Express
10:15PM9h40
Edinburgh
07:55AMLuton, Bus Station
$561One-way
1 transfer
National Express
10:15PM9h50
Edinburgh
08:05AMLuton, London Luton Airport Bus Station
$571One-way
1 transfer
easyJet
10:25AM1h20
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
11:45AMLondon Stansted Airport (STN)
$1061One-way
0 transfers
easyJet
06:10AM1h20
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
07:30AMLondon Stansted Airport (STN)
$861One-way
0 transfers
easyJet
07:40PM1h20
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
09:00PMLondon Stansted Airport (STN)
$1001One-way
0 transfers

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Travel on National Express, CrossCountry and FlixBus travel to Luton from Edinburgh at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Edinburgh and Luton. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel to Luton from Edinburgh, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.

        FAQs: Travel from Edinburgh to Luton

        FAQs: 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.
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        There are 3 options to travel from Edinburgh to Luton including taking a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Luton is a flight with an average price of $22 (€19).

        This is compared to other travel options from Edinburgh to Luton:

        Taking a flight costs $2 (€1) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $23 (€20).

        A flight is $57 (€49) less than a train with an average ticket price of $78 (€68) 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 take longer:

        Getting to Luton by bus takes 9 h on average.

        Train takes 5 h 18 min on average.

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

        The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Luton is:

        • 5 buses per day.
        • Around 25 trains per day.

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

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

        • Buses most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Bus Station and arrive in Luton at Luton, Station Interchange.
        • Flights mostly leave from Edinburgh Airport and tend to arrive in London Luton Airport.
        • Trains most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Luton at Luton.

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

        • You can travel by bus from Edinburgh to Luton with National Express, FlixBus or Megabus, and you can find FlixBus Edinburgh to Luton tickets for $23 (€20) on Omio.
        • You can travel from Edinburgh to Luton by flight with easyJet, British Airways or Cityflyer (British Airways 2). You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $39 (€34) with easyJet from Edinburgh to Luton.
        • You can go to Luton from Edinburgh by train with East Coast, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, Lumo or TransPennine Express. You'll see cheap train tickets for $78 (€68) with Virgin Trains from Edinburgh to Luton on Omio.

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

        • 4 direct trains per day with Virgin Trains.

        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.

        Your trip from Edinburgh to Luton doesn't have to end in Luton. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Stansted Mountfitchet, Birmingham, Oxford or Longford. If you’d like to add London, Stansted Mountfitchet, Birmingham, Oxford or Longford to your Edinburgh to Luton tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Luton today!

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