There are 6 ways to get from Luton to Kingston by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 25 min

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

$22 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cromwell Road Bus Station X26

$15 - $17

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to East Croydon
  2. Take the bus from Dingwall Road East Croydon Station to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston X26

$23 - $29

Bus, line 724 bus, line 285 bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Watford Junction Railway Station
  2. Take the line 724 bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724
  3. Take the line 285 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cromwell Road Bus Station 285

$16 - $18

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Luton to Kingston 40.6 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Luton to Kingston 40.6 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Luton to Kingston is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Luton to Kingston is to taxi which costs £140 - £170 and takes 53 min.

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The distance between Luton and Kingston is 33 miles. The road distance is 40.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Luton to Kingston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luton to Kingston station. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Cromwell Road Bus Station via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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The nearest airport to Kingston is London Heathrow (LHR) Airport which is 7.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include London City (LCY) (16.5 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (18.8 miles), London Luton (LTN) (32.6 miles) and London Stansted (STN) (41.1 miles).

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Luton to Kingston bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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Map of how to get from Luton to Kingston.
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  • Distance: 32.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between Luton, England and Kingston, Greater London, England?

You can take a train from Luton to Kingston via West Hampstead Thameslink, West Hampstead Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luton to Kingston via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 2 h 29 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Dingwall Road East Croydon Station to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cromwell Road Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Watford Junction Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Taxi from Luton to Kingston
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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