Luton to London train

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Cheap train tickets from Luton to London

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Thameslink
08:130h36
Luton station (LUT)
08:49London St Pancras International (STP)
£251One-way
0 changes
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Thameslink
08:010h46
Luton station (LUT)
08:47London St Pancras International (STP)
£251One-way
0 changes
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East Midlands Railway
08:250h26
Luton station (LUT)
08:51London St Pancras International (STP)
£251One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Thameslink
08:270h37
Luton station (LUT)
09:04London St Pancras International (STP)
£251One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Thameslink
08:170h45
Luton station (LUT)
09:02London St Pancras International (STP)
£251One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLuton to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 23 May
Thameslink
08:010h46
Luton station (LUT)
08:47London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:130h36
Luton station (LUT)
08:49London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:170h45
Luton station (LUT)
09:02London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
08:250h26
Luton station (LUT)
08:51London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:270h37
Luton station (LUT)
09:04London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:310h46
Luton station (LUT)
09:17London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes

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Train times from Luton to London

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

26 m

Average

39 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
East Midlands Railway
08:250h26
Luton station (LUT)
08:51London St Pancras International (STP)
£251One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:130h36
Luton station (LUT)
08:49London St Pancras International (STP)
£251One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:270h37
Luton station (LUT)
09:04London St Pancras International (STP)
£251One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:170h45
Luton station (LUT)
09:02London St Pancras International (STP)
£251One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:010h46
Luton station (LUT)
08:47London St Pancras International (STP)
£251One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Luton to London

distanceDistance28 miles
durationAverage train duration26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£18 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEast Midlands Trains or Thameslink

Trains from Luton to London cover the 28 miles long trip taking on average 26 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £7, but the average price of train tickets is £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Luton and arrive in London Euston.

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

East Midlands Trains and Thameslink trains will get you from Luton to London from £4. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

Luton to London train information with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: £13
  • Thameslink frequency: 38 a day

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.

FAQs: Luton to London train

FAQs: Travel by train from Luton 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.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Luton to London can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Luton to London is £18; 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 London from Luton is on average 26 min   for the 28 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to London from Luton by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Luton to London leaves at 07: 17. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Luton to London leaves at 23: 47.
Yes, there are 50 direct trains a day from Luton to London with East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to London. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Luton to London.
When taking a train from Luton to London, you can count on East Midlands Trains or Thameslink for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to London 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 23: 47.

When departing from Luton, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Luton and Luton Airport Parkway. When arriving in London, you can end your journey in train stations like London Euston, London St Pancras International and London Paddington.

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 London Euston, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to London from Luton is worth doing with a journey time of 26 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Luton to London by train is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Luton to London including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Luton and London

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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 London.
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