The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Luton to London will cost around £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 12.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Luton for London every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 46 km distance in an average of 45m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 24m .
The slowest train will take 51m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
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|Train Companies:||East Midlands Trains, Thameslink|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.