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from London to Luton

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

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To get from London to Luton on Jun 15 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station1h34 08:34PMLuton, London Luton Airport
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$191One-way
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01:00PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station1h48 02:48PMLuton, London Luton Airport
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$131One-way
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09:00AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station1h45 10:45AMLuton, London Luton Airport
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$191One-way
11:00AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station1h48 12:48PMLuton, London Luton Airport
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$141One-way
04:00PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station2h05 06:05PMLuton, London Luton Airport
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$141One-way

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Mon
Jun 14
$31Thameslink
$14National Express
Tue
Jun 15
$31Thameslink
$13National Express
Wed
Jun 16
$31Thameslink
$13National Express
Thu
Jun 17
$15Thameslink
$7National Express
Fri
Jun 18
$31Thameslink
$13National Express
Sat
Jun 19
$18Thameslink
$13National Express
Sun
Jun 20
$18East Midlands Trains
$13National Express
Mon
Jun 21
$24East Midlands Trains
$13National Express
Tue
Jun 22
$31Thameslink
$13National Express
Wed
Jun 23
$31Thameslink
$13National Express
Thu
Jun 24
$30Thameslink
$13National Express
Fri
Jun 25
$30Thameslink
$13National Express
Sat
Jun 26
$18East Midlands Trains
$13National Express
Sun
Jun 27
$18Thameslink
$13National Express
Mon
Jun 28
$31East Midlands Trains
$13National Express
Tue
Jun 29
$31Thameslink
$13National Express
Wed
Jun 30
$30Thameslink
$13National Express
Thu
Jul 1
$31Thameslink
$13National Express
Fri
Jul 2
$31Thameslink
$13National Express
Sat
Jul 3
$18Thameslink
$13National Express
Sun
Jul 4
$18Thameslink
$13National Express

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.

Travel Tips

Travel from London 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 London to Luton.
FAQs
How do I travel from London to Luton?

There are 2 travel options from London to Luton: bus or train.

How many miles from London to Luton would I travel?

Luton is approximately 28 miles (45 km) away from London.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from London, Victoria Coach Station and tend to arrive in Luton Station Interchange (Stand LS13).
  • Trains mostly leave from London Victoria and tend to arrive in Luton.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from London to Luton?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Luton, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Luton. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express London to Luton tickets on Omio for $16 (€12).
  • Thameslink can take you to Luton by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Thameslink from London to Luton for $31 (€24).
Can I travel directly to Luton from London?

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Luton with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct bus services to Luton with.

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

Where should I go next after I travel to Luton from London?
Your trip from London to Luton doesn't have to end in Luton. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Birmingham, Manchester or Bristol. If you’d like to add Birmingham, Manchester or Bristol to your London to Luton tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Luton today!
How early should I book tickets from London to Luton online for the best deals?

Before traveling from London to Luton, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $16 (€12) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $31 (€24) one way.

But we recommend booking London to Luton tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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

The cheapest way to travel to Luton from London is by taking a bus with an average price of $16 (€12).

This is compared to other travel options to Luton:

Taking a bus is about $15 (€11) less than taking a train, which costs on average $31 (€24) for this journey.

What is the quickest way from London to Luton?

The quickest way to travel from London to Luton is by train, which takes on average 28 min  compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 34 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Luton
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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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