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There are 6 ways to get from Southbank Centre to Luton by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Line 76 bus, train  •  1h

  1. Take the line 76 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to City of London, Ludgate Hill Old Bailey 26 / ...
  2. Take the train from City Thameslink to Luton

$18 - $24

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Rideshare  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Luton 33.3 miles

$5 - $7

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Train  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the train from City Thameslink to Luton

$15 - $21

Line 139 bus, bus  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the line 139 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Marble Arch, Portman Street Marble Arch 139
  2. Take the bus from Marble Arch, Portman Square to Luton Station Interchange 757 / ...

$17

Taxi  •  46m

  1. Take a taxi from Southbank Centre to Luton 34.6 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  46m

  1. Drive from Southbank Centre to Luton 34.6 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southbank Centre to Luton is to rideshare which costs £4 - £5 and takes 1h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Southbank Centre to Luton is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southbank Centre to Luton station. However, there are services departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at Luton Station Interchange via Marble Arch, Portman Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from City Thameslink and arriving at Luton. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42m.

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The distance between Southbank Centre and Luton is 29 miles. The road distance is 34.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southbank Centre to Luton without a car is to line 76 bus and train which takes 1h and costs £13 - £19.

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It takes approximately 1h to get from Southbank Centre to Luton, including transfers.

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Southbank Centre to Luton bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank station.

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Southbank Centre to Luton train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from City Thameslink station.

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The best way to get from Southbank Centre to Luton is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs £12 - £16. Alternatively, you can line 139 bus and bus, which costs £13 and takes 1h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Southbank Centre to Luton.
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  • Distance: 29 miles
  • Duration: 1h

What companies run services between Southbank Centre, England and Luton, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Southbank Centre to Luton every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southbank Centre to Luton via South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank, Marble Arch, Portman Street Marble Arch, and Marble Arch, Portman Square in around 1h 58m.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to City of London, Ludgate Hill Old Bailey
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Marble Arch, Portman Street Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Marble Arch, Portman Square to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Southbank Centre to Luton
Ave. Duration
46m
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk

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Southbank Centre to Luton bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at Luton Station Interchange.

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Southbank Centre to Luton train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Luton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southbank Centre to Luton is 35 miles. It takes approximately 46m to drive from Southbank Centre to Luton.

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There are 337+ hotels available in Luton. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Southbank Centre and Luton. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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