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from Luton to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation

To get from Luton to Birmingham on 8 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:25Luton, Bus Station3h05 20:30Birmingham, Coach Station
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£191One-way
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17:25Luton, Bus Station3h05 20:30Birmingham, Coach Station
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£191One-way
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08:10Luton, Bus Station3h20 11:30Birmingham, Coach Station
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£191One-way
14:55Luton, Bus Station3h05 18:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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£191One-way
19:50Luton, Bus Station2h50 22:40Birmingham, Coach Station
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£191One-way

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Tue
7 Dec
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£19National Express
Wed
8 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£19National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£18National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£16National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£38Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
Sun
12 Dec
£41Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
Mon
13 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£13National Express
Tue
14 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£18National Express
Wed
15 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£18National Express
Thu
16 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£18National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£21National Express
Sat
18 Dec
£57Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
Sun
19 Dec
£38
£23National Express
Mon
20 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£23National Express
Tue
21 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£23National Express
Wed
22 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£22National Express
Thu
23 Dec
£37East Midlands Railway
£23National Express
Fri
24 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£23National Express
Sat
25 Dec
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£26National Express
Sun
26 Dec
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£38National Express
Mon
27 Dec
£38Cross Country
£27National Express

Travel Information from Luton to Birmingham

distanceDistance75 miles (121 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £53
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £53 • 2 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach or train to travel 75 miles (121 km) to Birmingham from Luton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 1 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 trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Luton to Birmingham.

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FAQs
How do I travel to Birmingham from Luton?

There are 2 ways to get from Luton to Birmingham: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Luton to Birmingham?

The cheapest way from Luton to Birmingham is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £18 compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach is about £35 less than a train, which costs on average £53 for this route.

What is the fastest way from Luton to Birmingham?

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Luton is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 1 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 45 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Luton and Birmingham

Birmingham is approximately 75 miles (121 km) away from Luton.

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

The average frequency per day from Luton to Birmingham is:

  • Around 7 coaches per day.
  • 22 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Luton to Birmingham?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Luton, Bus Station and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Luton to Birmingham New Street.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Luton to Birmingham?

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

  • National Express can get you to Birmingham by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Luton to Birmingham for £18 on Omio.
  • Avanti West Coast can take you to Birmingham by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Avanti West Coast from Luton to Birmingham for £53.
Can I travel directly to Birmingham from Luton?

Yes, there are direct services available between Luton and Birmingham with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around 7 direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with National Express.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Birmingham as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Luton to Birmingham.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Birmingham from Luton?
Many of our customers travelling from Luton to Birmingham don't make Birmingham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your Luton and Birmingham trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Birmingham to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Luton to Birmingham ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Luton to Birmingham, 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 is on average £18 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £53 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Luton to Birmingham 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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