There are 11 ways to get from Edinburgh to Luton by plane, train, bus, subway or car

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Fly Edinburgh to London Luton  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN

$41 - $143

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Bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express

$35 - $45

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Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN

$55 - $174

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London

$61 - $220

Fly Edinburgh to London City, train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Luton

$82 - $252

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Luton

$71 - $171

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, Tube, train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  2. Take the Tube from Tottenham Hale Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Luton

$59 - $166

Train LNER  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Luton

$68 - $109

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Central

$215 - $325

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Luton

$168 - $250

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Luton 369.7 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Luton is to bus which costs £26 - £35 and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Luton is to fly which costs £30 - £110 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Luton station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Luton. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Luton via London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Luton is 305 miles. The road distance is 369.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Luton without a car is to train which takes 5 h 5 min and costs £50 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Edinburgh to Luton, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Luton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Luton train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Luton is to fly which takes 2 h 59 min and costs £30 - £110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £50 - £85 and takes 5 h 5 min, you could also bus, which costs £26 - £35 and takes 8 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Luton.
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  • Distance: 305 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Luton, England?

easyJet flies from Edinburgh to Luton 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Luton via London Kings Cross and London St Pancras International in around 5 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
Train from Sheffield to Luton
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Tottenham Hale Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$130 - $190
Anytime Day Single
$200 - $320
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London Luton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Edinburgh to Luton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Edinburgh to Luton train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Luton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Luton is 370 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to drive from Edinburgh to Luton.

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easyJet offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to London Luton Airport.

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There are 305+ hotels available in Luton. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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