There are 5 ways to get from Guildford to Luton by train, bus or car

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Train via West Hampstead Thameslink  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Guildford to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton

$28 - $41

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Bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Friary Bus Station to Woking Railway Station 33
  2. Take the bus from Woking to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 925
  3. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Luton 707 / ...

$20 - $25

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Guildford to Redhill
  2. Take the train from Redhill to Luton

$34 - $54

Line 479 bus, train, bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 479 bus from Guildford, Library (Ward Street) to Epsom, Clock Tower 479
  2. Take the train from Epsom to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from Victoria to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 757

$29 - $34

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Guildford to Luton 55.4 miles

$11 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Guildford to Luton is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guildford to Luton is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Guildford and Luton is 45 miles. The road distance is 55.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Guildford to Luton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guildford station to Luton. However, there are services departing from Friary Bus Station and arriving at Luton via Woking and London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Guildford to Luton. However, there are services departing from Guildford and arriving at Luton via Redhill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The nearest airport to Luton is London Luton (LTN) Airport which is 1.8 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Heathrow (LHR) (28.5 miles), London Stansted (STN) (29.1 miles), London City (LCY) (33 miles) and London Gatwick (LGW) (51.5 miles).

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Guildford to Luton train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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Map of how to get from Guildford to Luton.
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  • Distance: 45.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

What companies run services between Guildford, England and Luton, England?

You can take a train from Guildford to Luton via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, West Hampstead Underground Station, and West Hampstead Thameslink in around 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guildford to Luton via Woking Railway Station, Woking, and London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 3 h 41 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Redhill to Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Guildford to Redhill
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $20
Bus operators
Buses Excetera
Phone
01737 642225
Email
info@busesetc.com
Website
busesetc.com
Bus from Guildford, Library (Ward Street) to Epsom, Clock Tower
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
busesetc.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Victoria to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Woking Railway Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Woking Railway Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Woking to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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