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There are 4 ways to get from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead to Richmond NLL
  3. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Staines

$22 - $34

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Bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...

$10 - $14

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Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames 38.3 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames 38.3 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames is to taxi which costs £130 - £170 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Staines, Ripley Way via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Staines via West Hampstead and Richmond (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Luton and Staines-upon-Thames is 31 miles. The road distance is 38.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames without a car is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs £16 - £26.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames, including transfers.

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Luton to Staines-upon-Thames bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Luton station.

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Luton to Staines-upon-Thames train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Luton station.

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The best way to get from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs £16 - £26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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  • Distance: 31.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

What companies run services between Luton, England and Staines-upon-Thames, England?

You can take a train from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames via West Hampstead Thameslink, West Hampstead, Richmond NLL, and Richmond (London) in around 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Hampstead to Richmond NLL
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $4
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$3 - $6
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 Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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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Luton to Staines-upon-Thames bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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Luton to Staines-upon-Thames train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Staines station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luton to Staines-upon-Thames is 38 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames.

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There are 902+ hotels available in Staines-upon-Thames. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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