How to travel from Manchester to Luton

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from Manchester to Luton

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

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

National Express
05:30PM8h00
Manchester
01:30AMLuton
$321One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
National Express
05:30PM8h00
Manchester
01:30AMLuton
$321One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
06:20PM7h55
Manchester
02:15AMLuton
$441One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
02:45AM11h30
Manchester
02:15PMLuton
$431One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
01:40PM8h15
Manchester
09:55PMLuton
$431One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
11:40PM14h35
Manchester
02:15PMLuton
$591One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Manchester to Luton

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$61 - $12
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $63 (€54) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or East Midlands Trains

Travel 134 miles (216 km) by train, bus or flight between Manchester and Luton. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, British Airways or East Midlands Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Manchester to Luton.

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Find the best journey from Manchester to Luton with National Express, British Airways and CrossCountry. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel between Manchester and Luton you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      British Airways (BA) is the United Kingdom’s flag carrier airline with headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). BA is the second largest UK-based airline in terms of fleet size and number of passengers carried. Known as a full-service global airline, British Airways offers year-round low fares to destinations worldwide and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia.

        FAQs: Travel from Manchester to Luton

        FAQs: 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 Manchester to Luton.
        FAQs

        There are 3 travel options from Manchester to Luton: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Luton is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $12 (€10) compared to other travel options to Luton:

        A bus is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from Manchester to Luton.

        Taking a bus costs $51 (€44) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $63 (€54) for the same trip.

        A bus is $49 (€43) less than a train with an average ticket price of $61 (€53) from Manchester to Luton.

        The fastest way to get to Luton from Manchester is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

        Other travel options to Luton take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 4 h 10 min of travel time.

        Train takes 3 h 3 min on average.

        The distance from Manchester to Luton is approximately 134 miles (216 km).

        The average frequency per day from Manchester to Luton is:

        • Around 1 bus per day.
        • 17 trains a day.

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

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

        • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Manchester to Luton depart from Manchester, Coach Station to Luton, Station Interchange.
        • Most travelers take a flight from Manchester Airport to London Luton Airport.
        • Most travelers board their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Luton.

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

        • You can travel by bus to Luton from Manchester with National Express or FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Manchester to Luton tickets for $12 (€10) on Omio.
        • You can go to Luton from Manchester by plane with British Airways or Cityflyer (British Airways 2). You'll see cheap plane tickets for $63 (€54) with British Airways from Manchester to Luton on Omio.
        • You can go to Luton from Manchester by train with East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. You'll see cheap train tickets for $61 (€53) with Virgin Trains from Manchester to Luton on Omio.

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

        • Direct buses with National Express with 1 direct bus per day.

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

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Manchester to Luton often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Stansted Mountfitchet, Birmingham, Oxford or Longford. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Manchester and Luton itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Luton and any of these top destinations today!
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