Trains from Leicester to Luton

Leicester to Luton train information

Leicester Luton train map

Train duration 1h57m
Arrival Luton, England
Departure Leicester, England
Distance 61 Miles

Which operators can I use?

The trip between Leicester, located in England and Luton, situated in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

How long is the train?

There are 61 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Leicester to Luton is normally 1h57m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Luton from Leicester, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.

What is the price of the train?

Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the price of the ticket may vary.

Best prices for Leicester to Luton train tickets

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Leicester - Luton prices calendar

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

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Leicester - Luton: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Leicester to Luton are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 3 days in advance, you can find tickets from £18 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £31 for your train. Thus, you may save 42% on the price of your ticket by booking 3 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Leicester to Luton trains

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

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Discount Leicester - Luton train tickets

The most efficient way to spend less on your Leicester Luton train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Leicester to Luton cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Luton to Leicester, the card will have paid for itself.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 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
Leicester to Luton train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

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

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