There are 4 ways to get from Luton to Kent by train or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International Est

$48 - $90

Cheapest option

Train Thameslink  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to Chatham

$41 - $51

2 alternative options

Train via Swanley  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to London Blackfriars
  2. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Swanley
  3. Take the train from Swanley to Lenham

$46 - $67

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Luton to Kent 87.2 miles

$18 - $27

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

You can take a train from Luton to Kent via London St Pancras International, St Pancras International, and Ashford International in around 1 h 59 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Single
$21 - $30
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to Swanley
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to Chatham
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from London Blackfriars to Swanley
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Train from Swanley to Lenham
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$60 - $70

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Luton to Kent?

The distance between Luton and Kent is 108 km. The road distance is 140 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Luton to Kent?

The cheapest way to get from Luton to Kent is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Luton to Kent?

The quickest way to get from Luton to Kent is to drive which takes 1 h 35 min and costs £13 - £20.

Is there a direct train between Luton and Kent?

No, there is no direct train from Luton to Kent. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Lenham via St Pancras International and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

How long does it take to get from Luton to Kent?

It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Luton to Kent, including transfers.