Trains from Luton to Cardiff

Luton to Cardiff train information

Luton Cardiff train map

Train duration 3h39m
Arrival Cardiff, Wales
Departure Luton, England
Distance 122 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train from Luton (East of England) to Cardiff (East Wales). The services on board will change depending on the train provider.
  • Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Cardiff from Luton. The average journey duration between Luton to Cardiff is 3h39m to travel the 122 miles.
  • Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the cost of the train will change.

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

Luton - Cardiff: the best time to book cheap trains

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Most of the time, the earlier you book your train, the cheaper it should be but there can be some exceptions. We had a look at the results from the past 6 months in order to identify the best time to get your train tickets Luton to Cardiff. The results reveal that getting your train from Luton to Cardiff in advance can be more expensive.

We found seats at £50 when buying your train 1 day in advance whereas you will need to spend at least £55 if you purchase your train 15 days in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to book your train is 1 day in advance as it is 8% cheaper than 15 days in advance.

Best prices for Luton to Cardiff trains

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

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Discount Luton - Cardiff train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Luton Cardiff train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • The main benefit of using a railcard is that you only need a few trips to be profitable.

    You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity 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 buy after that, you will save money.

    For instance, train tickets from Luton to Cardiff cost on average £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it turns out that after only 2 one way trips from Cardiff to Luton, 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
Luton to Cardiff 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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