How to travel from Southampton to Luton

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Travel Information between Southampton and Luton

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $27
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€19) • 3 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

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

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from Southampton to Luton

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

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

South Western Railway
09:00AM2h40
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:40AMLuton station (LUT)
$501One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
National Express
12:05PM5h15
Southampton, Coach Station
05:20PMLuton, London Luton Airport Bus Station
$451One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
South Western Railway
09:00AM2h40
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:40AMLuton station (LUT)
$501One-way
2 transfers
Other options
South Western Railway
08:30AM2h40
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:10AMLuton station (LUT)
$811One-way
2 transfers
South Western Railway
08:00AM2h40
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:40AMLuton station (LUT)
$811One-way
3 transfers
South Western Railway
09:15AM2h55
Southampton Central (SOU)
12:10PMLuton station (LUT)
$1001One-way
4 transfers
National Express
09:10AM4h55
Southampton, Coach Station
02:05PMLuton, London Luton Airport Bus Station
$461One-way
1 transfer
National Express
10:30AM5h00
Southampton, Coach Station
03:30PMLuton, London Luton Airport Bus Station
$471One-way
1 transfer
National Express
04:30PM5h05
Southampton, Coach Station
09:35PMLuton, London Luton Airport Bus Station
$451One-way
1 transfer

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Travel between Southampton and Luton on National Express, Southern and Thameslink travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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

    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 Southampton - Luton 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 Southampton 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 Southampton to Luton.
      FAQs

      There are 2 travel options from Southampton to Luton: bus or train.

      The cheapest way to travel from Southampton to Luton is a bus with an average price of $22 (€19).

      This is compared to other travel options from Southampton to Luton:

      Taking a bus costs $5 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $27 (€24) for the same trip.

      The fastest way to get to Luton from Southampton is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 40 min.

      Other travel options to Luton take longer:

      Bus takes on average 3 h 30 min.

      Luton is approximately 79 miles (128 km) away from Southampton.

      The average frequency per day from Southampton to Luton is:

      • Around 16 buses per day.
      • 25 trains a day.

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

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

      • Buses mostly depart from Southampton Airport Parkway and arrive in Luton, Station Interchange.
      • Trains mostly depart from Southampton Central and arrive in Luton.

      The following travel companies offer services from Southampton to Luton:

      • National Express can get you to Luton by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Southampton to Luton for $22 (€19) on Omio.
      • Travel with South Western Railway, Southern, CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Thameslink to go to Luton by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find South Western Railway Southampton to Luton tickets on Omio for $27 (€24).

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

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

      Direct services to Luton 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 trip.

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

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