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from Reading to Luton

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Travel Information from Reading to Luton

distanceDistance37 miles (60 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$41 - $50
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $41 (€33) • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $50 (€41) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 37 miles (60 km) to Luton from 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $41 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Reading to Luton.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Reading to Luton?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Luton from Reading. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Reading to Luton?

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Luton is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $41 (€33) compared to other travel options to Luton:

Taking a bus is usually $9 (€7) less than taking a train to Luton, which costs on average $50 (€41) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Reading to Luton?

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

Other travel options to Luton can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 35 min   of travel time.

How far is Luton from Reading?

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

How many services a day are there from Reading to Luton?

The average frequency per day from Reading to Luton is:

  • 17 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Reading? Where do I arrive in Luton?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE) and arrive in Luton, Bus Station.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Reading to Luton depart from Reading to Luton.
Which travel companies can get me from Reading to Luton?

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

  • You can travel by bus between Reading and Luton with National Express, and you can find National Express Reading to Luton tickets for $41 (€33) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Reading to Luton with Great Western Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for $50 (€41) with Great Western Railway from Reading to Luton.
Is there a way to travel directly from Reading to Luton?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with with 17 direct trains 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 Reading and Luton.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Reading to Luton?
Many of our customers traveling from Reading to Luton don't make Luton their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Luton are London, Birmingham or Manchester, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Luton to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets between Reading and Luton online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $41 (€33) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $50 (€41) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Reading to Luton 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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