Trains from Birmingham to Luton

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Birmingham to Luton train information

Birmingham Luton train map

Train duration 2h39m
Arrival Luton, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 76 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £17.00
Average train price £41.00

Which train company can I use?

The trains connecting Birmingham (West Midlands England) to Luton (East of England) are run by Cross Country, Virgin Trains. The services on board will change depending on the train provider.

How far is it by train?

Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to Luton from Birmingham. The average travel duration between Birmingham to Luton is 2h39m to travel the 76 miles.

How much does it costs?

The cheapest ticket price we've found for the next 30 days is £17.00 one way.

Best prices for Birmingham to Luton train tickets

from £17.00 MORE 2h34m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £17.20 MORE 2h38m

Birmingham - Luton prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Birmingham to Luton by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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National Express£25

Loco2£36

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Birmingham to Luton

When are the next trains to Luton?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Birmingham New Street
13:22
Luton Airport Parkway
15:31
2h09m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
13:30
Luton
16:02
2h32m Virgin Trains
Birmingham New Street
14:22
Luton Airport Parkway
16:25
2h03m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
14:52
Luton
16:40
1h48m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
17:22
Luton Airport Parkway
19:24
2h02m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
17:30
Luton
20:02
2h32m Virgin Trains
Birmingham New Street
17:52
Luton
20:14
2h22m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
18:22
Luton Airport Parkway
20:25
2h03m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
18:52
Luton
20:55
2h03m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
19:22
Luton
21:23
2h01m Cross Country

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 15 trains from Birmingham to Luton are running today and 0 tomorrow. The first Birmingham Luton train is at 09:52 while the last train is at 19:22. The first and last departure hours may be different on each day of the week and there may be less trains during weekends or bank holidays. Train companies can as well increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Birmingham - Luton: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£13

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£22

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£18

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£26

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£36

Same day

Days before Departure

The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Birmingham to Luton in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £13 when purchasing your train 15 days in advance which is 63% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Birmingham to Luton trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Luton by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Luton to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Birmingham
New Street
Luton
Airport Parkway
£35.50 24/03/2019 12:30 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Luton
Airport Parkway
£45.10 24/03/2019 14:22 Cross Country 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Luton
£45.10 24/03/2019 17:52 Cross Country 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Luton
£45.10 24/03/2019 19:22 Cross Country 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Luton
Airport Parkway
£45.10 24/03/2019 13:22 Cross Country 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Luton
Airport Parkway
£45.10 24/03/2019 12:22 Cross Country 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Luton
Airport Parkway
£45.10 24/03/2019 17:22 Cross Country 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Luton
Airport Parkway
£45.10 24/03/2019 18:22 Cross Country 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Birmingham Luton train

Discount Birmingham - Luton train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Birmingham Luton train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

    You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.

    For instance, train tickets from Birmingham to Luton cost on average £40.31 (1). By dividing £88 by £40.31 (£88/£40.31 = 2.18), it appears that after only 3 one way trips from Luton to Birmingham, the card will have paid for itself.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Birmingham to Luton train £40.31 £26.87 £13.44 2.19

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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