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

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Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton to Hitchin Rail Station National Express / ...

$10 - $16

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Rideshare  •  37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Luton to Letchworth Garden City 12.3 miles

$3

4 alternative options

Bus, line 97 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Hitchin, Hermitage Road 101|Sapphire / ...
  2. Take the line 97 bus from Hitchin, Hermitage Road to Letchworth Railway Station West 97 / ...

$6 - $8

Train  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Letchworth

$24 - $44

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Luton to Letchworth 12.8 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Luton to Letchworth 12.8 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Luton station to Letchworth station. However, there are services departing from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and arriving at Letchworth Railway Station West via Hitchin, Hermitage Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Luton to Letchworth. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Letchworth via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Luton and Letchworth is 11 miles. The road distance is 12.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Luton to Letchworth without a car is to bus which takes 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 42 min to get from Luton to Letchworth, including transfers.

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Luton to Letchworth bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station).

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

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The best way to get from Luton to Letchworth is to bus which takes 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 8 min.

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Luton to Letchworth bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Letchworth Railway Station West.

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Luton to Letchworth train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Letchworth station.

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Map of how to get from Luton to Letchworth.
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  • Distance: 10.7 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Luton to Letchworth hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Luton to Letchworth via London St Pancras International LL in around 2 h 8 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Letchworth
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton to Hitchin Rail Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Hitchin, Hermitage Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Hitchin, Hermitage Road to Letchworth Railway Station West
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Luton to Letchworth Garden City
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Luton to Letchworth
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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Yes, the driving distance between Luton to Letchworth is 13 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Luton to Letchworth.

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