There are 4 ways to get from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames 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  •  1 h 32 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

$24 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 24 min

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

$12 - $20

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  41 min

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

$190 - $230

Drive  •  41 min

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

$8 - $12

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 32 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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
$3 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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

How far is it from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames?

The distance between Luton and Staines-upon-Thames is 50 km. The road distance is 61 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames?

The cheapest way to get from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames?

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

Is there a direct train between Luton and Staines-upon-Thames?

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 32 min.

Is there a direct bus between Luton and Staines-upon-Thames?

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 24 min.

How long does it take to get from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames?

It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Luton to Staines-upon-Thames, including transfers.