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Cheap train tickets from Luton to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
East Midlands Railway
09:362h39
Luton station (LUT)
12:15Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£441One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Cross Country
10:013h14
Luton station (LUT)
13:15Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£441One-way
2 changes
Chiltern Railways
08:293h37
Luton station (LUT)
12:06Birmingham Moor Street (BMO)
£661One-way
2 changes
Chiltern Railways
10:043h32
Luton station (LUT)
13:36Birmingham Moor Street (BMO)
£661One-way
2 changes

Train timetableLuton to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 16 June
Chiltern Railways
08:293h37
Luton station (LUT)
12:06Birmingham Moor Street (BMO)
2 changes
East Midlands Railway
09:362h39
Luton station (LUT)
12:15Birmingham New Street (BHM)
1 change
Cross Country
10:013h14
Luton station (LUT)
13:15Birmingham New Street (BHM)
2 changes
Chiltern Railways
10:043h32
Luton station (LUT)
13:36Birmingham Moor Street (BMO)
2 changes

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Train times from Luton to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 39 m

Average

3 h 15 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

121 km

To travel from Luton to Birmingham you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
East Midlands Railway
09:362h39
Luton station (LUT)
12:15Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£441One-way
1 change
Cross Country
10:013h14
Luton station (LUT)
13:15Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£441One-way
2 changes
Chiltern Railways
10:043h32
Luton station (LUT)
13:36Birmingham Moor Street (BMO)
£661One-way
2 changes
Chiltern Railways
08:293h37
Luton station (LUT)
12:06Birmingham Moor Street (BMO)
£661One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Luton to Birmingham

distanceDistance75 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price£47 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, West Midlands Trains, Bus, Chiltern Railways or Thameslink

Trains from Luton to Birmingham cover the 75 miles long route taking on average 1 h 58 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, West Midlands Trains, Bus, Chiltern Railways or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £21, but the average price of train tickets is £47. Travellers depart most frequently from Luton and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry trains Luton to Birmingham

Travel between Luton and Birmingham from £29 with Omio’s train partners East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

West Midlands Trains is a train operator based in the United Kingdom, providing services across the West Midlands region. It operates a variety of train types, including the Class 350 Desiro, Class 323 Electrostar, Class 170 Turbostar, and Class 172 Turbostar. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. Passengers can purchase a range of tickets, including single, return, and season tickets. The most popular routes operated by West Midlands Trains include Birmingham to London Euston, Birmingham to Wolverhampton, and Birmingham to Coventry.

West Midland Trains from Luton to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 55 min
  • Cheapest Price: £41

Trains from Luton to Birmingham

There are no direct trains from Luton to Birmingham, but it is possible to make the journey with only one change. These connections begin just after 6:00 a.m. with an East Midlands Trains departure from Luton, connecting with a CrossCountry service at Leicester. Journey times are a little over 2 hours, with the final connection around 21:30 p.m. Most daytime journeys require a change in London, using Thameslink services to St. Pancras and Virgin trains departures from London Euston to Birmingham.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Luton to Birmingham?

Departure Station: Luton railway station is located around five minutes walk north of the town centre, opposite the bus interchange on Station Road. Taxis are available immediately outside the station entrance.

Arrival Station: Trains from Luton to Birmingham arrive at Birmingham New Street Station in the city centre. Public transport options include city buses stopping nearby on Hill Street and Smallbrook Queensway, and the new Midland Metro tram connection. Taxis are available on Navigation Street near the Victoria Square exit.

Taking a Flight from London

London City and Heathrow are, respectively, 11km east and 22km west of the city. Gatwick lies 47 km south of central London and Stansted is 48km northeast. London City has the Docklands Light Railway station, which is connected to the overground train line and the underground, via the Jubilee Line. Heathrow can be accessed via the Piccadilly line on the London Underground. The Heathrow Connect and Heathrow Express trains run from Paddington to the airport, but the Express is considerably more expensive. The N9 night bus operates when the trains stop. Trains from London Bridge and Victoria run frequently to Gatwick Airport, as does a Thameslink train from Blackfriars. Trains from Liverpool Street run every fifteen minutes during the day to Stansted. National Express coaches stop at Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted.

Flying into Birmingham

Birmingham is the most populated city outside of London. Once at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution, in more recent years it has gained an international reputation for it's cultural offerings. Many famous English bands originated from the area. Passengers arrive at Birmingham Airport, 10.2 km southeast of the city. Black cabs are available 24 hours a day outside the arrivals terminal. The Sky Rail runs to Birmingham International train station between 5.15 a.m. and 2.00 a.m., and from there it is a 10-15 minute journey to New Street station in central Birmingham. The 900 Airport Link bus runs to the city centre every twenty minutes throughout the day, and every thirty minutes on evenings and Saturdays.

FAQs: Luton to Birmingham train

FAQs: Travel by train from Luton to Birmingham 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 Luton to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Luton to Birmingham can start from as little as £21 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Luton to Birmingham is £47; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Luton to Birmingham train travel time is 1 h 58 min   for the 75 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Luton to Birmingham leaves at 06: 13. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Luton to Birmingham leaves at 22: 27.
There are 25 trains a day from Luton to Birmingham which require at least one change with East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, West Midlands Trains, Bus, Chiltern Railways or Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Birmingham. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Luton to Birmingham.
Take the Luton to Birmingham train with East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, West Midlands Trains, Bus, Chiltern Railways or Thameslink. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Birmingham from Luton as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 27.

When departing from Luton, you have various train station options to start your route from including Luton and Luton Airport Parkway. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your route in train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International and Birmingham Moor Street.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Luton, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Birmingham from Luton is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 58 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Luton to Birmingham is October.
You have options as you can travel from Luton to Birmingham 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Luton and Birmingham

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Luton is the most popular Luton 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 Luton for your journey to Birmingham.
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