Luton to London train

Cheap train tickets from Luton to London

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Cheapest

£20

Average

£22

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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09:17Luton0h51 10:08London St Pancras
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£201One-way
08:12Luton0h42 08:54London St Pancras
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£221One-way
08:17Luton0h51 09:08London St Pancras
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£221One-way
08:47Luton0h51 09:38London St Pancras
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£221One-way
09:12Luton0h42 09:54London St Pancras
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£221One-way

Train schedule Luton to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 August
08:12Luton0h42 08:54London St Pancras
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08:17Luton0h51 09:08London St Pancras
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08:42Luton0h42 09:24London St Pancras
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08:47Luton0h51 09:38London St Pancras
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09:12Luton0h42 09:54London St Pancras
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09:17Luton0h51 10:08London St Pancras
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Fastest train times from Luton to London

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Fastest Journey

42 m

Average

46 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

46 km

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

Fastest
08:12Luton0h42 08:54London St Pancras
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£221One-way
Fastest
09:12Luton0h42 09:54London St Pancras
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£221One-way
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08:42Luton0h42 09:24London St Pancras
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£221One-way
08:17Luton0h51 09:08London St Pancras
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£221One-way
08:47Luton0h51 09:38London St Pancras
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£221One-way

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Overview: Train from Luton to London

distanceDistance28 miles
durationAverage train duration26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£15 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency141 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 141 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThameslink, East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railways

Trains from Luton to London cover the 28 miles long trip taking on average 26 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railways. Normally, there are 141 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £15, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £3. Travellers depart most frequently from Luton and arrive in London Victoria.

Train providers: East Midlands Trains and Thameslink trains Luton to London

Travel from Luton to London from £3 with Omio’s train partners East Midlands Trains and Thameslink! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

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Looking for trains to London from Luton? East Midlands Trains is one of the best companies to travel with on the 28 miles (45 km) route between Luton and London. As an official travel partner of East Midlands Trains, Omio quickly shows you the latest East Midlands Trains train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Luton to London routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable East Midlands Trains train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to London from Luton, you can quickly see if the East Midlands Trains ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Luton - London train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with East Midlands Trains!

East Midlands Trains from Luton to London train information:

  • Average Duration: 26 min
  • East Midlands Trains frequency: 11 a day

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Thameslink between Luton and London for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Thameslink train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Luton to London train with Thameslink (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Luton - London route and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance between Luton and London by train is 28 miles (45 km). You can book tickets for this Thameslink train for as low as £13 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Thameslink tickets to London from Luton in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Thameslink Luton - London train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Trains from Luton to London

With several departures per hour from two major train providers, passengers will find trains from Luton to London readily available. An almost round-the-clock service is shared with East Midland Trains running into St. Pancras and Thameslink services terminating at either London Blackfriars or London Bridge. Journey times range from 25 minutes to one hour depending on which station passengers begin and end their journey. Whenever they decide to travel, passengers will find several trains departing each hour from as early a 6:00 a.m. through til 11:30 p.m.

Which train companies travel from Luton to London?

Trains from Luton to London are shared by two train providers. Thameslink and East Midland Trains provide fast, convenient services with numerous departures per hour. With multiple options for both departure and arrival stations, passengers can find the route that best suits their needs.

How long is the train from Luton to London?

Journey times differ, depending on which stations passengers begin and end their journey. The fastest route is the East Midlands Trains service from Luton Airport Parkway to St. Pancras International, taking just 25 minutes. Whichever route passengers decide upon, they can expect their journey to take less than an hour.

How many trains are there from Luton to London?

Between them, Thameslink and East Midland Trains offer a cohesive schedule. Multiple trains depart every hour from just before 6:00 a.m. through til nearly 11:30 p.m. On average, passengers can expect up to eight departures per hour. All services are direct and require no changes en route.

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

Departure train station: Passengers have a choice of departure station: Luton Station, also known as Luton Interchange, or Luton Airport Parkway. Luton Interchange is connected to the bus station, ensuring passengers can arrive with ease. Luton Airport Parkway offers a shuttle bus to and from the airport in just ten minutes, which is handy for passengers arriving on interntional flights.

Arrival train station: Services terminate at one of three stations: London St Pancras, London Blackfriars or London Bridge. Each station has great transport links including local bus routes as well as links to the London Underground on several lines. St Pancras is also the link to Eurostar services for any passengers continuing their travel further afield.

Travel Tips: Trains from Luton to London

Travel by train to London 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 London.
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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Luton and London for as low as £3  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Luton to London train prices are on average £15  one way.
The Luton to London train distance is approximately 28 miles.
On average the train from Luton to London duration is 26 min  for the 28 miles long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train from Luton to London, you can choose to depart from train stations like Luton, Luton Airport Parkway and London Luton Airport. Your journey can end in train stations such as London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Luton   and arrive in London Victoria.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Luton and travel around 0.6 miles (859 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the train station to the city centre in London.

When taking a train from Luton to London, you can count on Thameslink, East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railways for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Luton and London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 141 direct trains per day from Luton to London with Thameslink or East Midlands Railway, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Luton for London is 141 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Luton to London train departs at 07: 00   and the last train from Luton to London leaves at 23: 40. Check out the most up-to-date Luton to London train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
The price of a one way train ticket from Luton to London is on average £15 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 trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Luton and London available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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