How to get from Luton to Cardiff

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Travel Information from Luton to Cardiff

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £71
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 5 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £71 • 3 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 121 miles (195 km) by coach or train between Luton and Cardiff. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 6 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Luton to Cardiff.

Travel Tips: Travel from Luton to Cardiff

Travel to Cardiff 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 Cardiff.

There are 2 ways to travel between Luton and Cardiff including taking a coach or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Luton to Cardiff. Tickets for a coach cost on average £25.

This is compared to other travel options to Cardiff:

A coach is £46 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Luton to Cardiff costing on average £71.

The quickest way to travel to Cardiff from Luton is by train, which takes on average 3 h 6 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 30 min   of travel time.

Cardiff is approximately 121 miles (195 km) away from Luton.

The average frequency per day from Luton to Cardiff is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Luton to Cardiff depart from Luton, Station Interchange to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
  • Most travellers take a train from Luton to Cardiff Central.

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

  • National Express can get you to Cardiff by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Luton to Cardiff for £25 on Omio.
  • Great Western Railway can take you to Cardiff by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Great Western Railway from Luton to Cardiff for £71.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Luton to Cardiff often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Luton and Cardiff itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cardiff and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost £25 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £71 one way.

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

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