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from Southampton to Luton

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

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Wed
May 18
$33South Western Railway
$27National Express
Thu
May 19
$40South Western Railway
$22National Express
Fri
May 20
$33South Western Railway
$31National Express
Sat
May 21
$34South Western Railway
$29National Express
Sun
May 22
$66South Western Railway
$22National Express
Mon
May 23
$40South Western Railway
$19National Express
Wed
May 25
$84South Western Railway
$19National Express
Thu
May 26
$33South Western Railway
$30National Express
Fri
May 27
$33South Western Railway
$31National Express
Sat
May 28
$33South Western Railway
$31National Express
Sun
May 29
$23South Western Railway
$27National Express
Mon
May 30
$33South Western Railway
$31National Express
Tue
May 31
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$26National Express
Wed
Jun 1
$32South Western Railway
$27National Express
Thu
Jun 2
$82South Western Railway
$24National Express
Fri
Jun 3
$83South Western Railway
$28National Express
Sat
Jun 4
$27South Western Railway
$27National Express
Sun
Jun 5
$65South Western Railway
$27National Express
Mon
Jun 6
$33South Western Railway
$24National Express

Travel Information from Southampton to Luton

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $70
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€30) • 4 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $70 (€63) • 2 h 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 79 miles (128 km) from Southampton to Luton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip 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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FAQs

What are the ways to get from Southampton to Luton?

You can travel between Southampton and Luton 2 different ways: bus or train.

How do I get from Southampton to Luton the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Luton from Southampton is by taking a bus, which costs on average $33 (€30).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Luton:

A bus is generally $37 (€33) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $70 (€63) from Southampton to Luton.

What is the fastest way to travel from Southampton to Luton?

The fastest way to get to Luton from Southampton is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 36 min.

Other travel options to Luton can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 14 min.

How far is it from Southampton to Luton?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Southampton to Luton?

The average frequency per day from Southampton to Luton is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Southampton and Luton, where do I depart from Southampton and where do I arrive in Luton?

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

  • Buses from Southampton to Luton most often leave from Southampton, Coach Station and arrive in Luton, Bus Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Southampton at Southampton Central and arrive in Luton at Luton.

Which travel companies can take me from Southampton to Luton?

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Luton by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Southampton to Luton tickets on Omio for $33 (€30).
  • Travel with South Western Railway for trains to Luton. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for South Western Railway Southampton to Luton tickets on Omio for $70 (€63).

Is it possible to travel directly to Luton from Southampton?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Luton with with 16 direct trains per day.

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.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Southampton to Luton?

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

How early should I buy tickets from Southampton to Luton online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Southampton to Luton, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $33 (€30) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $70 (€63) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Southampton to Luton online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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