How to travel from Luton to Southampton

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from Luton to Southampton

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

Our recommendation
bus

To get from Luton to Southampton on Jun 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMLuton, London Luton Airport4h45 01:45PMSouthampton, Coach Station
1 transfer
301One-way
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09:00AMLuton, London Luton Airport4h45 01:45PMSouthampton, Coach Station
1 transfer
301One-way
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08:45AMLuton, Bus Station5h00 01:45PMSouthampton, Coach Station
1 transfer
311One-way
07:30AMLuton, London Luton Airport5h00 12:30PMSouthampton, Coach Station
1 transfer
301One-way
01:30PMLuton, London Luton Airport5h20 06:50PMSouthampton, Coach Station
1 transfer
301One-way

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Travel Information between Luton and Southampton

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $42 (€38) • 2 h 37 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Travel 79 miles (128 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Luton to Southampton. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Luton to Southampton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Luton to Southampton

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FAQs

You can travel between Luton and Southampton 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Southampton from Luton is by taking a flight, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Southampton:

Taking a flight is about $34 (€30) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $34 (€30) for this route.

Taking a flight is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry to Southampton, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

A flight is generally $42 (€38) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $42 (€38) from Luton to Southampton.

The fastest way from Luton to Southampton is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 37 min.

There are alternative travel options to Southampton that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Southampton by bus can take on average 3 h 50 min.

In comparison, getting to Southampton by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance from Luton to Southampton is approximately 79 miles (128 km).

The average frequency per day from Luton to Southampton is:

  • Around 15 buses per day.
  • 36 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Luton to Southampton 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 Southampton:

  • Buses from Luton to Southampton most often leave from Luton, Station Interchange and arrive in Southampton, Coach Station.
  • Flights from Luton to Southampton most often leave from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Southampton Airport.
  • Trains from Luton to Southampton most often leave from Luton and arrive in Southampton Central.

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

  • National Express can get you to Southampton by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Luton to Southampton for $34 (€30) on Omio.
  • Travel with South Western Railway to go to Southampton by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find South Western Railway Luton to Southampton tickets on Omio for $42 (€38).
Looking to extend your trip from Luton to Southampton? Many Omio customers who go from Luton to Southampton usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bournemouth or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Bournemouth or Manchester from Southampton, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $34 (€30) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this journey.
  • A ferry ticket for this journey is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $42 (€38) one way for this trip.

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

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