London to Luton

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Trains from London to Luton

Are you looking to escape the bustling city atmosphere in London to bask in stunning English countryside views? Enjoy a stress-free and cost-effective travel experience from London to Luton when you rely on us to find you the cheapest train fares.

Catching trains from London to Luton will see you starting your journey at London St Pancras station (riding with Thameslink or East Midlands Railway) and stopping at Luton station, right at the heart of the city. Switch from the views of tall buildings to the scenic nature of Bedfordshire within 49 minutes. With 603 daily train services trains running on this popular line, you'll easily find a train from London that fits your schedule without having to wait around.

Whether you’re spending a weekend away to explore Luton or going away on a business trip, you can find ticket fares for as little as £2.63* with Rail Online today.


Cheap Train Tickets from London to Luton

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Find everything you need for a budget-friendly trip from London to Luton with Rail Online. We pride ourselves on offering affordable train tickets across various cities in the UK, along with important information such as train schedules, travel tips, and more. Browse online to find cheaper tickets for your next getaway to Luton, as well as tickets for your return trip from Luton to London.

Frequently Asked Questions

Looking for more information about your future trip from undefined? Our team at Rail Online have the answers to all your questions.

What to expect on your journey from London to Luton?

You will start your journey at London St Pancras station, where you’ll be spoiled with plenty of shops and restaurant s. After you’ve boarded your train, you’ll enjoy free onboard WiFi and comfortable seating while travelling through the British countryside in less than an hour. You’ll end the journey at Luton station, which is only a short distance from t he famous Stockwood Discovery Centre and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

Is there WiFi available on trains from London to Luton?

Most trains from London to Luton will offer complimentary WiFi service for all passengers.

What's the fastest journey time between London to Luton by train?

The fastest train journey from London to Luton takes as little as 25 minutes.

Is there a direct train from London to Luton?

There are at least 603 direct trains running each day from London to Luton. However, the number of operating trains m ay change on weekends or public holidays.

What time does the last train from London to Luton leave?

You can catch the last train from London to Luton at 02:29.

How much cO2 will I save by taking this train journey?

An effective eco-friendly solution, travelling from London to Luton via train only emits up to 2.07 kg of cO2, while the emission of a car journey between these cities is around 6.94 kg of cO2.


What's the difference between 1st and 2nd classes?

When travelling with First Class tickets, you can expect larger seats with extra legroom for a more comfortable exper ience. In addition to upgraded amenities such as at-seat meal service during your journey, First Class tickets entitle y ou to access exclusive lounges at some departure stations and fast track-boarding when boarding your train. If you’re lo oking for cheaper alternatives, Second Class tickets offer enough comfort and convenience for your journey.

How long does the train from London to Luton take?

Depending on your chosen route and departure time and date, your train journey from London to Luton may vary from 25 to 49 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Luton cost?

Tickets from London to Luton can cost as little as £2.63* when booked in advance. However, this may change depending on your departure time, route, class and time of booking.

What time does the first train from London to Luton leave?

The earliest train travelling to Luton leaves London at 02:36.

What's the distance between London to Luton by train?

The train journey between London to Luton covers a distance of 29 miles (46 km).