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There are 4 ways to get from Luton to Caterham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the train from Luton to East Croydon
  2. Take the train from East Croydon to Caterham

£24 - £32

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Bus, line 407 bus  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station 757 / ...
  2. Take the line 407 bus from Croydon, Park Street to Caterham Valley 407

£12 - £26

2 alternative options

Train via London Bridge  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the train from Luton to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Caterham

£22 - £35

Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from Luton to Caterham 67.5 miles

£10 - £15

Luton to Caterham by train

The train journey time between Luton and Caterham is around 1h 39m and covers a distance of around 51 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 30m. Services are operated by Thameslink and Southern Service. Typically 291 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 39m
Fastest train time:
1h 30m
Trains per week:
291
Cheapest price:
£24
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:02
Last train departs at:
23:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luton to Caterham train schedules

Luton → Caterham
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The cheapest way to get from Luton to Caterham is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Luton to Caterham is to drive which takes 1h 10m and costs £10 - £15.

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No, there is no direct train from Luton to Caterham. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Caterham via East Croydon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 41m.

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The distance between Luton and Caterham is 44 miles. The road distance is 67.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Luton to Caterham without a car is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs £23 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 41m to get from Luton to Caterham, including transfers.

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Luton to Caterham train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Luton station.

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The best way to get from Luton to Caterham is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs £23 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 407 bus, which costs £11 - £27 and takes 2h 53m.

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Luton to Caterham train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at Caterham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luton to Caterham is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Luton to Caterham.

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  • Distance: 44 miles
  • Duration: 1h 41m

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

You can take a train from Luton to Caterham via East Croydon in around 1h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luton to Caterham via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, London Victoria, East Croydon, and Croydon, Park Street in around 2h 53m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£19 - £24
Train from Luton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£15 - £19
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Caterham
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £8
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£4 - £7
Anytime 1st Class
£5 - £8
Train from London Bridge to Caterham
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £16
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£7 - £10
Anytime 1st Class
£12 - £16
Bus operators
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Green Line
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Croydon, Park Street to Caterham Valley
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London

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