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from Luton to Reading

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Travel from Luton to Reading
Travel to Reading 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 Luton to Reading.
How do I get from Luton to Reading?

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

What is the cheapest way from Luton to Reading?

The cheapest way to travel from Luton to Reading is by taking a bus with an average price of $16 (€14).

This is compared to other travel options to Reading:

Taking a bus is usually $33 (€27) less than taking a train to Reading, which costs on average $49 (€40) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Luton to Reading?

The fastest way to get to Reading from Luton is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 37 min.

Other travel options to Reading can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 45 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Luton to Reading would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 37 miles (60 km) between Luton and Reading.

How many services a day are there between Luton and Reading?

The average frequency per day from Luton to Reading is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Luton and Reading as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Luton to Reading?

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Luton to Reading depart from Luton, Bus Station to Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE).
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Luton to Reading depart from Luton to Reading.
Who can get me from Luton to Reading?

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

  • You can go to Reading from Luton by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $16 (€14) with National Express from Luton to Reading on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Reading from Luton with Thameslink, and you can find Thameslink Luton to Reading tickets for $49 (€40) on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Luton and Reading?

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

  • You can take a direct train with with 25 direct trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Bus tickets cost $16 (€14) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $49 (€40) one way.

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

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