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from Derby to Luton

You can get from Derby to Luton by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Derby to Luton on 18 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:09Derby2h31 11:40Luton
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09:09Derby2h31 11:40Luton
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08:32Derby2h38 11:10Luton
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08:32Derby1h53 10:25Luton
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08:05Derby1h50 09:55Luton
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Travel Information between Derby and Luton

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £50
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 3 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £50 • 1 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or East Midlands Railway

Travel 84 miles (136 km) by coach or train to Luton from Derby. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 56 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or East Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Derby to Luton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Derby 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 Derby to Luton.

How do I go from Derby to Luton?

There are 2 travel options from Derby to Luton: coach or train.

How do I get from Derby to Luton the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Derby to Luton, which costs on average £18.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Luton:

A coach is about £32 less than a train, which costs on average £50 for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Derby to Luton?

The quickest way to travel between Derby and Luton is by train, which takes on average 1 h 56 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 30 min.

How far is it from Derby to Luton?

You should expect to travel around 84 miles (136 km) from Derby to Luton.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Derby to Luton?

The average frequency per day from Derby to Luton is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Derby 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 Derby and in Luton?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Derby to Luton depart from Derby, Bus Station to Luton, Bus Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Derby to Luton.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Derby to Luton?

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

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Luton. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Derby to Luton tickets on Omio for £18.
  • Travel with East Midlands Railway for trains to Luton. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for East Midlands Railway Derby to Luton tickets on Omio for £50.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Luton from Derby?

Omio customers who travel from Derby to Luton often also extend their holiday to go to London, Birmingham or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Luton and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I purchase tickets between Derby and Luton online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Derby to Luton, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £18 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £50 one way.

But we recommend booking Derby to Luton tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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