How to travel from Luton to Southampton

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Travel Information to Southampton from Luton

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$21 - $28
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Travel 79 miles (128 km) by train or bus 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 bus or train from Luton to Southampton.

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from Luton to Southampton

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

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Luton to Southampton is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel on Southern, Thameslink and South Western Railway travel from Luton to Southampton at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

    National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Luton - Southampton travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      FAQs: Travel from Luton to Southampton

      FAQs: Travel to Southampton 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 Southampton.

      There are 2 ways to get from Luton to Southampton: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Luton to Southampton is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $21 (€18) compared to other travel options to Southampton:

      Taking a train costs $7 (€6) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $28 (€24).

      The quickest way to travel to Southampton from Luton is by train, which takes on average 2 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 4 h 25 min.

      You should expect to travel around 79 miles (128 km) between Luton and Southampton.

      The average frequency per day from Luton to Southampton is:

      • 6 buses per day.
      • Around 16 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Southampton from Luton as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

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

      • Buses most often depart from Luton at Luton, Station Interchange and arrive in Southampton at Southampton Airport Parkway.
      • Trains mostly leave from Luton and tend to arrive in Southampton Central.

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

      • You can take a bus from Luton to Southampton with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $28 (€24) with National Express from Luton to Southampton.
      • You can go to Southampton from Luton by train with South Western Railway, Thameslink or Southern. You'll see cheap train tickets for $21 (€18) with South Western Railway from Luton to Southampton on Omio.

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

      • Direct bus with.
      • Direct services by train with.

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

      Omio customers who travel from Luton to Southampton often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester, Edinburgh, London Gatwick Airport or Longford. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Southampton and these popular destinations at a great price.

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