How to travel from Luton to Reading

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from Luton to Reading

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

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To get from Luton to Reading on Oct 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Luton to Reading

distanceDistance37 miles (60 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$44 - $51
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $44 (€43) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $44 (€43) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 37 miles (60 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Luton and Reading. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $44 (€43). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Luton to Reading.

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There are 4 travel options from Luton to Reading: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Luton to Reading is by taking a train with an average price of $44 (€43).

This is compared to other travel options to Reading:

Taking a train is usually $6 (€6) less than taking a bus to Reading, which costs on average $51 (€49) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Reading from Luton is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Reading can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 35 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 37 miles (60 km) from Luton to Reading.

The average frequency per day from Luton to Reading is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • Around 77 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses from Luton to Reading most often leave from Luton, Station Interchange and arrive in Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading).
  • Trains most often depart from Luton at Luton and arrive in Reading at Reading.

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

  • National Express can take you to Reading by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Luton to Reading for $51 (€49).
  • Great Western Railway can take you to Reading by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Great Western Railway from Luton to Reading for $44 (€43).

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You'll find direct trains with.

Direct services to Reading 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 journey.

Many of our customers traveling from Luton to Reading don't make Reading their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Reading are London, Stansted or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Reading to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $51 (€49) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $44 (€43) 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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