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16 Oct
£62Great Western Railway
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27 Oct
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Train Information between Cardiff and Luton

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£59 (€67)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway

Trains from Cardiff to Luton cover the 121 miles (195 km) long route taking on average 3 h 22 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £50, but the average price of train tickets is £59. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Luton.

Travel Tips

Trains from Cardiff to Luton
Travel by train 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 Cardiff to Luton.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Luton from Cardiff cost?
You can find a cheap train from Cardiff to Luton for some dates and times for as low as £50  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Cardiff to Luton on average?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Cardiff to Luton train prices are on average £59  one way.
How many miles is it from Cardiff to Luton by train?
You should expect to travel around 121 miles (195 km)  between Cardiff and Luton by train.
How long does it take from Cardiff to Luton by train?
The train time to Luton from Cardiff is on average 3 h 22 min  for the 121 miles (195 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cardiff and Luton by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Cardiff to Luton, which train station in Cardiff do I depart from and which train station in Luton do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Cardiff to Luton, you can choose to depart from train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays). Your journey can end in train stations such as Luton, Luton Airport Parkway and London Luton Airport.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Luton.

Where is the train station in Cardiff to go to Luton? Where is the train station in Luton located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Cardiff Central and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Luton most often arrive at Luton and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies go from Cardiff to Luton?
For the best Cardiff to Luton train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Luton from Cardiff to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there from Cardiff to Luton a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Cardiff to Luton. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Cardiff to Luton?
You can take the first train from Cardiff to Luton at 07: 22   or take the last train from Cardiff to Luton leaving at 10: 18. Look for the latest Cardiff Luton train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I book Cardiff to Luton train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Luton from Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £59 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Cardiff to Luton a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff
Luton
Cardiff Central is the most popular Cardiff railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cardiff for your journey to Luton.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Connections to/from 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