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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 36 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

$21 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 National Express / ...

$12 - $18

2 alternative options

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

Questions & Answers

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames station. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Elmsleigh Bus Station via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 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 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames.
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  • Distance: 31.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 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 36 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
$5 - $8
Oyster Card
$3 - $6
Bus operators
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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