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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton  •  2 h 59 min

  1. EDI - LTN

$41 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 48 min

  1. National Express

$36 - $46

9 alternative options

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

  1. GLA - LTN

$55 - $175

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. EDI - LHR

$63 - $236

Fly Edinburgh to London City, train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. EDI - LCY

$83 - $253

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

  1. EDI - LGW

$72 - $176

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, Tube, train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. EDI - STN

$60 - $168

Train Virgin Trains East Coast  •  5 h 6 min

$70 - $113

Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 24 min

$177 - $260

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 30 min

$221 - $334

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. 369.7 miles

$75 - $120

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 6 min.

Airlines
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 12 min
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 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
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 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 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
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
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $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
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
Train from Sheffield to Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Single
$90 - $130
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
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
$210 - $330
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$130 - $200
Anytime Day Single
$210 - $330
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Luton is 488 km. The road distance is 591 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Luton is to bus which costs £26 - £35 and takes 8 h 48 min.

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

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 6 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Luton. 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 48 min.

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