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Sun
24 Oct
£62Great Western Railway
£25National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£54Great Western Railway
£24National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£50Great Western Railway
£18National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£54Great Western Railway
£26National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£54Great Western Railway
£26National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£46Great Western Railway
£18National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£103Great Western Railway
£18National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£53Great Western Railway
£15National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£50Great Western Railway
£17National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£46Great Western Railway
£15National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£50Great Western Railway
£18National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£46Great Western Railway
£15National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£104Great Western Railway
£15National Express

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Train Information from Luton to Cardiff

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£61 (€69)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway

Trains from Luton to Cardiff cover the 121 miles (195 km) long route taking on average 3 h 7 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £61, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Luton and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Travel Tips

Trains from Luton to Cardiff
Travel by train to Cardiff 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 Cardiff.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Luton and Cardiff cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Luton to Cardiff for as little as £46  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Luton to Cardiff cost on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Luton to Cardiff train price to come in at an average of £61  one way.
How far is it from Luton to Cardiff by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Luton to Cardiff via train to be approximately 121 miles (195 km).
How long does it take from Luton to Cardiff by train?
The Luton to Cardiff train duration is on average 3 h 7 min, which is to be expected when travelling 121 miles (195 km) between Luton and Cardiff. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station in Luton goes to Cardiff? Which train station do I come into Cardiff from Luton?

When departing from Luton, you have various train station options to start your route from including Luton, Luton Airport Parkway and London Luton Airport. When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your route in train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays).

Omio customers book a train from Luton   to Cardiff Central   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Luton? Where is the train station in Cardiff?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Luton and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Cardiff Central and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Cardiff.

Which train companies can get me from Luton to Cardiff?
For the trip from Luton to Cardiff you can take a train with Great Western Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Luton to Cardiff on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there between Luton and Cardiff a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Luton to Cardiff. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Luton to Cardiff? When does the last train depart from Luton to Cardiff?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Luton at 07: 58. The last train leaves from Luton at 11: 29. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Luton to Cardiff and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Luton to Cardiff for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Luton to Cardiff is on average £61 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Luton to Cardiff available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Luton
Cardiff
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 Cardiff.