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There are 6 ways to get from Luton to Stockport by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Stockport

£79 - £333

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Bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

£14 - £20

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Train via Nottingham  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the train from Luton to Kettering
  2. Take the train from Kettering to Nottingham
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Stockport

£84 - £126

Drive  •  2h 45m

  1. Drive from Luton to Stockport 167.1 miles

£25 - £40

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

£68 - £274

Train, train to Southampton, fly  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

£96 - £459

Luton to Stockport by trains

The train journey time between Luton and Stockport is around 4h 33m and covers a distance of around 173 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3h 38m. Services are operated by East Midlands Railways. Typically 93 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 33m
Fastest train time:
3h 38m
Trains per week:
93
Cheapest price:
£84
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:21
Last train departs at:
23:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luton to Stockport train schedules

Luton → Stockport
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The cheapest way to get from Luton to Stockport is to bus which costs £13 - £20 and takes 5h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Luton to Stockport is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luton to Stockport. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Stockport, Leyland Street via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Manchester City Centre, Paton Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luton to Stockport. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Stockport via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 14m.

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The distance between Luton and Stockport is 129 miles. The road distance is 167.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Luton to Stockport without a car is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs £75 - £340.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Luton to Stockport, including transfers.

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Luton to Stockport bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Luton to Stockport train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Luton station.

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The best way to get from Luton to Stockport is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs £75 - £340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £20 and takes 5h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Luton to Stockport.
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  • Distance: 129.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 14m

What companies run services between Luton, England and Stockport, England?

You can take a train from Luton to Stockport via London St Pancras International LL and London Euston in around 3h 14m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St twice daily. Tickets cost £7 - £10 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Airlines
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £240
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £250
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £24
Train from Luton to Kettering
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £24
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Train from Kettering to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£12 - £27
Off-Peak Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£27 - £40
Train from Nottingham to Stockport
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£17 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£35 - £55
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Luton to Stockport bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Luton to Stockport train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Stockport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luton to Stockport is 167 miles. It takes approximately 2h 45m to drive from Luton to Stockport.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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