Edinburgh to Luton train

Thu, 18 Apr
+ Add return
QR-Code
Scan to get our free app
Use our app to get live travel updates and book mobile tickets for trains, buses, flights, and ferries.
App Store
rate4.9
42K ratings
Google Play
rate4.6
136K reviews
  • Cheapest trains
  • Schedules
  • Compare prices
  • Fastest trains
  • Route overview
  • Companies
  • FAQs
  • Stations

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Luton

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Luton is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

London North Eastern Railway
18:306h23
Edinburgh
00:53Luton
£901One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:006h01
Edinburgh
15:01Luton
£1051One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:036h22
Edinburgh
16:25Luton
£1081One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
10:305h26
Edinburgh
15:56Luton
£1081One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:527h21
Edinburgh
18:13Luton
£1081One-way
0 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh to Luton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 April
London North Eastern Railway
18:306h23
Edinburgh
00:53Luton
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:527h21
Edinburgh
18:13Luton
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:006h01
Edinburgh
15:01Luton
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
10:305h26
Edinburgh
15:56Luton
0 changes
Cross Country
10:036h22
Edinburgh
16:25Luton
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
11:305h27
Edinburgh
16:57Luton
0 changes

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets Edinburgh to Luton by train, coach or flight

Fri
19 Apr
Sat
20 Apr
Sun
21 Apr
Mon
22 Apr
Tue
23 Apr
Wed
24 Apr
Thu
25 Apr

Train times from Edinburgh to Luton

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Fastest Journey

5 h 26 m

Average

6 h 10 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

488 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Edinburgh for Luton every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
10:305h26
Edinburgh
15:56Luton
£1081One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
11:305h27
Edinburgh
16:57Luton
£1131One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:006h01
Edinburgh
15:01Luton
£1051One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:036h22
Edinburgh
16:25Luton
£1081One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
18:306h23
Edinburgh
00:53Luton
£901One-way
0 changes

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn

Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Luton

distanceDistance302 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£105 (€117)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains

Trains from Edinburgh to Luton cover the 302 miles long journey taking on average 5 h 21 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £60, but the average price of train tickets is £105. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Luton.

Train companies: East Coast, Virgin Trains and TransPennine Express trains Edinburgh to Luton

East Coast, Virgin Trains and TransPennine Express trains will get you between Edinburgh and Luton from £74. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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

FAQs: Edinburgh to Luton train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Luton.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Luton can start from as little as £60 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Luton is £105; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Edinburgh and Luton is on average 5 h 21 min   for the 302 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Edinburgh to Luton by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Luton leaves at 05: 48. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Luton leaves at 19: 58.
There are 25 trains a day from Edinburgh to Luton which require at least one change with East Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Edinburgh to Luton train with East Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Luton from Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 58.

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your route from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. When arriving in Luton, you can end your trip in train stations like Luton and Luton Airport Parkway.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) 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 for a train from Edinburgh to Luton is December.
You have options as you can travel to Luton from Edinburgh 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Luton

Edinburgh
Luton
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your journey to Luton.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Edinburgh GatewayWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
Edinburgh, Airport
HomeTrainsTrain Times to Luton Edinburgh to Luton train

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
More routes, destinations and providers