Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT) train

Fri, 31 May
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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT)

Showing times and prices for 31 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Great Western Railway
05:073h12
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:19Luton station (LUT)
£491One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:183h08
Cardiff Central (CDF)
13:26Luton station (LUT)
£1151One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 31 May
Great Western Railway
10:183h08
Cardiff Central (CDF)
13:26Luton station (LUT)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
05:073h12
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:19Luton station (LUT)
0 changes

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Train times from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT)

Showing times and prices for 31 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 8 m

Average

3 h 10 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

196 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Cardiff Central (CDF) for Luton station (LUT) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
10:183h08
Cardiff Central (CDF)
13:26Luton station (LUT)
£1151One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
05:073h12
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:19Luton station (LUT)
£491One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT)

distanceDistance121 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price£85 (€95)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail

Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT) cover the 121 miles long route taking on average 3 h 2 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £49, but the average price of train tickets is £85. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Luton.

FAQs: Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT) 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 Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT) can start from as little as £49 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT) is £85; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT) train time is 3 h 2 min   covering the 121 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT) leaves at 05: 07. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT) leaves at 21: 30.
There are 16 trains a day from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT) train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Luton station (LUT) from Cardiff Central (CDF) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 30.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Luton, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton station (LUT) by train is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Luton station (LUT) from Cardiff Central (CDF) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from Cardiff Central

Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cardiff Airport
14 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the Transport for Wales train from the station to Dinas Powys, then take the 304 bus directly to the airport. The journey takes about 1 hour in total.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside of the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: News agent and convenience store
Dining
Dining
Gourmet Coffee Bar & Kitchen | Pret a Manger | Tesco Express
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Enterprise | Europcar
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station. There are also ramps for train access and elevators in the station.

Trains arriving to Luton

Distance from Luton to city center
Distance from Luton to city center
0.7 miles (1.2 km)
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: YES
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Go
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: This is a Category B3 station: Step free access via lift to platform 5 only (some trains to Bedford/ the East Midlands) only. Steps to all other platforms. Assistance Meeting Point is the Ticket Office. This station doesn't have tactile surfaces along all platform edges. Please pay attention to where the platform surface changes from smooth to paved or contact us for assistance. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All Thameslink ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. Ticket machines are of an accessible design, however their location and the station itself may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Wheelchairs available open hours: Wheelchairs may only be available when the station is staffed | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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