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from Colchester to Luton

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Travel Information to Luton from Colchester

distanceDistance56 miles (90 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£33 - £55
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £33 • 5 h 4 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £55 • 2 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Greater Anglia

Travel 56 miles (90 km) by coach or train to Luton from Colchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 7 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £33. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Greater Anglia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Colchester to Luton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Colchester to Luton

Travel to Luton 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 Colchester to Luton.

How do you get from Colchester to Luton?

There are 2 ways to travel to Luton from Colchester including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Colchester and Luton?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Colchester to Luton. Tickets for a coach cost on average £33.

This is compared to other travel options to Luton:

A coach journey is usually £22 less than a journey to Luton by train, which costs on average £55 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Luton from Colchester?

The fastest way to get to Luton from Colchester is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 7 min.

There are alternative travel options to Luton that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Luton by coach can take on average 5 h 4 min.

How many miles from Colchester to Luton would I travel?

Luton is approximately 56 miles (90 km) away from Colchester.

How many services a day are there between Colchester and Luton?

The average frequency per day from Colchester to Luton is:

  • 50 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Colchester to Luton as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Colchester and in Luton?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Colchester to Luton:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Colchester, East Hill / High Street to Luton, Bus Station.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Colchester to Luton depart from Colchester to Luton.

Which travel companies can take me from Colchester to Luton?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Colchester to Luton, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Luton by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Colchester to Luton for £33.
  • Greater Anglia can take you to Luton by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Greater Anglia from Colchester to Luton for £55.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Colchester to Luton?

Many of our customers travelling from Colchester to Luton don't make Luton their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Birmingham or Manchester, either of which you could add to your Colchester and Luton trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Luton to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy tickets between Colchester and Luton online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Colchester to Luton, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £33 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £55 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Luton from Colchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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