Duration 42 min
Distance 33.7 miles
Average price £27
Possible routes 5 found

Luton to London

Rome2rio has found 5 ways to get from Luton to London by train, bus, car and taxi. We recommend taking the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL, which takes around 43 min.
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Train

  1. Luton
  2. London King's Cross
43 min
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£11 - £18
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Bus

  1. Luton Airport London
  2. London Victoria
1h 10m
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£4 - £13

Rideshare

  1. Luton
  2. London
1h 2m
Cheapest
£2 - £6

Taxi

  1. Luton
  2. London King's Cross
Fastest
42 min
£80 - £100

Drive

  1. Luton
  2. London King's Cross
42 min
£5 - £9

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Luton to London? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as "What is the cheapest mode of transport?", "What is the quickest option?", "How much do tickets usually cost?" and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Luton to London is to rideshare which costs £2 - £6 and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Luton to London is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luton Airport London and arriving at London Victoria Rail Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luton and arriving at London St Pancras International LL. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Luton and London is 29 miles. The road distance is 33.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Luton to London without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs £11 - £18.

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The train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL takes 43 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Luton to London bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Luton Airport London station.

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

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The best way to get from Luton to London is to train which takes 43 min and costs £11 - £18. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £13 and takes 1h 10m.

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Luton to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Rail Station.

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Luton to London train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London St Pancras International LL station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luton to London is 34 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Luton to London.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Luton and London. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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How to travel from Luton to London

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Luton to London right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Luton and London?

Thameslink operates a train from Luton to London King's Cross every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £14 - £18 and the journey takes 43 min. East Midlands Railways also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Luton to London Victoria every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £4 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 10m. Green Line also services this route every 30 minutes.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Other operators
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100

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