There are 5 ways to get from Luton to Rushden by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to Bedford
  2. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bay E) to Rushden, Skinners Hill Layby 50 / ...

$13 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 81 bus, bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 81 bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Bedford, Bus Station (Bay L) 81
  2. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bay E) to Rushden, Skinners Hill Layby 50 / ...

$13 - $16

3 alternative options

Train, line 50 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Luton to Kettering
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Rushden, Adnitt Road 50

$20 - $37

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Luton to Rushden 32.6 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Luton to Rushden 32.6 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luton to Rushden is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Luton to Rushden is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 44 min.

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The distance between Luton and Rushden is 30 miles. The road distance is 32.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Luton to Rushden, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luton to Rushden. However, there are services departing from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre and arriving at Rushden, Skinners Hill Layby via Bedford, Bus Station (Bay E). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Luton, England and Rushden, Northamptonshire, England?

You can take a bus from Luton to Rushden via Bedford, Bus Station (Bay L) and Bedford, Bus Station (Bay E) in around 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to Bedford
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $19
Train from Luton to Kettering
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Luton to Bedford
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Luton to Kettering
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bay E) to Rushden, Skinners Hill Layby
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Rushden, Adnitt Road
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Rushden, Skinners Hill Layby
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bay E) to Rushden, Skinners Hill Layby
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Bedford, Bus Station (Bay L)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Luton to Rushden
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$150 - $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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