There are 4 ways to get from Luton to Royal Free Hospital by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  42 min

$15 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. 757

$12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. 30.5 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  37 min

  1. 30.5 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between Luton, England and Royal Free Hospital, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Luton to Royal Free Hospital every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 27 min. CrossCountry also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, Green Line (operated by Arriva) operates a bus from Luton to Royal Free Hospital every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Finchley Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Taxi from Luton to Royal Free Hospital
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Luton and Royal Free Hospital is 40 km. The road distance is 49 km.

The cheapest way to get from Luton to Royal Free Hospital is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Luton to Royal Free Hospital is to taxi which takes 37 min and costs £100 - £130.

No, there is no direct train from Luton to Royal Free Hospital. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Hampstead Heath via West Hampstead. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and arriving at Finchley Road. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

It takes approximately 42 min to get from Luton to Royal Free Hospital, including transfers.