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from London to Luton

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

Our recommendation

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

08:17AMLondon St Pancras0h28 08:45AMLuton
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$101One-way
Cheapest
08:17AMLondon St Pancras0h28 08:45AMLuton
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$101One-way
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07:49AMLondon St Pancras0h25 08:14AMLuton
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$141One-way
08:36AMLondon St Pancras0h35 09:11AMLuton
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$301One-way
08:06AMLondon St Pancras0h35 08:41AMLuton
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$301One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
Sep 19
$17Thameslink
$15National Express
Mon
Sep 20
$10
$14National Express
Tue
Sep 21
$10
$12National Express
Wed
Sep 22
$14
$12National Express
Thu
Sep 23
$14
$12National Express
Fri
Sep 24
$10
$12National Express
Sat
Sep 25
$5
$12National Express
Sun
Sep 26
$17Thameslink
$12National Express
Mon
Sep 27
$10
$12National Express
Tue
Sep 28
$10
$12National Express
Wed
Sep 29
$14
$12National Express
Thu
Sep 30
$14
$12National Express
Fri
Oct 1
$10
$12National Express
Sat
Oct 2
$4
$12National Express
Sun
Oct 3
$17Thameslink
$12National Express
Mon
Oct 4
$8
$9National Express
Tue
Oct 5
$8
$12National Express
Wed
Oct 6
$14
$12National Express
Thu
Oct 7
$14
$12National Express
Fri
Oct 8
$8
$12National Express
Sat
Oct 9
$4
$9National Express

Travel Information from London to Luton

distanceDistance28 miles (45 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $15
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $14 (€11) • 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $14 (€11) • 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or

Take a bus or train to travel 28 miles (45 km) to Luton from London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Luton.

How to travel from London to Luton?

Luton has many attractions for both the casual visitor and dedicated vacationer. It is also a popular destination for travelers in and outside the UK. If visiting Luton from London, the convenient way to travel is by bus or train since the two cities are just 35 miles apart. The main departure points in London are Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport, London Victoria Coach Station, and London St Pancras while the main arrival points are Luton Airport and Luton train station.

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

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from London to Luton. Buses that head to Luton from London depart from London's Victoria Coach station and arrive at Luton Airport Station. These buses are direct and take only an hour to reach Luton bus station. Over 80 buses travel from London to Luton each day, with the first bus leaving London around midnight.

What is the fastest way to travel from London to Luton?

The train is a quick option, with direct journeys from London St Pancras train station taking only 20 minutes to reach Luton's train station. Taking the bus is the slowest option, as it will take approximately one hour and 15 minutes from London Victoria Coach Station to London Luton Airport, though this is still a relatively easy journey.

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Travel from London to Luton by train

Taking the train from London to Luton is a popular option among travelers because there are multiple departures every day. Approximately 10 trains travel from London to Luton every day, with the first leaving London around 8:00 a.m and the last train departing around 2:00 a.m. Out of the 10 trains, five travel direct. These direct trains reach Luton in just an hour while connecting trains will take one hour and 15 minutes, due to the transfers included. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays. Train companies that serve this route include East Midlands, Thameslink, and West Midlands Railway. All the trains on this route will depart from either London St Pancras, London Bridge, or London Blackfriars and arrive at Luton Station. Luton station is located in the heart of Luton, within walking distance of the city's shops and services.

Travel from London to Luton by bus

Over 80 buses leave London for Luton every day. These buses offer both direct and indirect services. Direct buses take an average of one hour and 30 minutes to reach Luton, while connecting buses will take two hours, since they can involve changes along the way. There is at least one departure every hour, even overnight. During peak hours, there can be up to three buses per hour. The bus companies operating on this route are National Express, Infobus, and Megabus. All the buses depart from London Victoria and arrive at Luton Airport Station. From Luton Airport Station, travelers have to take another bus to reach Luton city.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Luton
London
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London Liverpool Street Stn
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Bridge
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