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Cheap train tickets from Luton to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
09:125h58
Luton station (LUT)
15:10Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1101One-way
1 change
Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
08:026h07
Luton station (LUT)
14:09Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1101One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
09:425h36
Luton station (LUT)
15:18Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1131One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
10:045h55
Luton station (LUT)
15:59Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1131One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
08:425h38
Luton station (LUT)
14:20Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1131One-way
1 change

Train timetableLuton to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 16 June
London North Eastern Railway
08:026h07
Luton station (LUT)
14:09Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
08:425h38
Luton station (LUT)
14:20Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
09:125h58
Luton station (LUT)
15:10Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
09:425h36
Luton station (LUT)
15:18Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
10:045h55
Luton station (LUT)
15:59Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change

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Train times from Luton to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Fastest Journey

5 h 36 m

Average

5 h 50 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

488 km

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

Fastest
London North Eastern Railway
09:425h36
Luton station (LUT)
15:18Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1131One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
08:425h38
Luton station (LUT)
14:20Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1131One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
10:045h55
Luton station (LUT)
15:59Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1131One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
09:125h58
Luton station (LUT)
15:10Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1101One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
08:026h07
Luton station (LUT)
14:09Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1101One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Luton to Edinburgh

distanceDistance302 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price£118 (€133)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersEast Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains

Trains from Luton to Edinburgh cover the 302 miles long route taking on average 5 h 24 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £118, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £59. Travellers depart most frequently from Luton and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: East Coast, CrossCountry and Lumo trains Luton to Edinburgh

Buy your official East Coast, CrossCountry and Lumo train tickets to Edinburgh from Luton from £103 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

Lumo are an open access operator launched in 2021 owned by FirstGroup providing train travel from London to Scotland and the North-East of England. It runs between London and Edinburgh along the East Coast Main Line. Lumo trains offer 100% electric travel along with amenities like comforable seating, free WiFi & their LumoEats at-seat catering in their single Standard Class. Lumo offered two ticket types their advance tickets LumoFixed which are only valid on the date and train booked but are exchangeable prior to departure and their Anytime tickets which can be used on any Lumo train on the date of your ticket.

Train information from Luton to Edinburgh with Lumo:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 23 min
  • Cheapest Price: £106

FAQs: Luton to Edinburgh train

FAQs: Travel by train from Luton to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Luton to Edinburgh can start from as little as £59 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Luton to Edinburgh is £118; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Edinburgh from Luton is on average 5 h 24 min   for the 302 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Edinburgh from Luton by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Luton to Edinburgh leaves at 05: 10. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Luton to Edinburgh leaves at 19: 24.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Luton to Edinburgh without having to change trains with East Coast. There is 1 direct train from Luton to Edinburgh each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Luton to Edinburgh, you can count on East Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Edinburgh. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Edinburgh from Luton and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 24.

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

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 Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Luton to Edinburgh is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Luton to Edinburgh including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Luton and Edinburgh

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