Trains from Luton to Edinburgh

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Luton to Edinburgh train information

Luton Edinburgh train map

Train duration 5h35m
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Luton, England
Distance 303 Miles
Train operators Thameslink
Lowest train price from £79.00
Average train price £101.00

Which operators can I use?

The trip between Luton, located in England and Edinburgh, situated in Scotland is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following train companies: Thameslink.

How much times does it take?

There are 303 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Luton to Edinburgh is around 5h35m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Edinburgh from Luton, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.

What is the price of the train?

We found tickets from £79.00 to travel in the next month. Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Luton to Edinburgh train tickets

from £79.00 MORE 5h59m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £32.10 MORE 10h59m

Luton - Edinburgh prices calendar

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

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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 Luton to Edinburgh

When are the next trains to Edinburgh?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Tomorrow
Luton
08:22
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
14:15
5h53m Thameslink
Luton Airport Parkway
08:45
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
14:21
5h36m Thameslink
Luton Airport Parkway
09:44
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
15:19
5h35m Thameslink
Luton Airport Parkway
12:46
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
18:22
5h36m Thameslink
Luton Airport Parkway
13:46
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
19:18
5h32m Thameslink
Luton Airport Parkway
14:46
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
20:20
5h34m Thameslink
Luton
17:53
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
23:31
5h38m Thameslink

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

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Luton - Edinburgh: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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60

30

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£56

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£76

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£71

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£97

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. Buying your train from Luton to Edinburgh in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £56 when purchasing your train 7 days in advance which is 42% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Luton to Edinburgh trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Luton
Airport Parkway
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£79.00 20/08/2019 12:46 Thameslink 22 hours ago
Luton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£79.00 20/08/2019 12:28 22 hours ago
Luton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£79.00 20/08/2019 17:53 Thameslink 22 hours ago
Luton
Airport Parkway
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£79.00 20/08/2019 13:46 Thameslink 22 hours ago
Luton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£79.00 20/08/2019 14:28 22 hours ago
Luton
Airport Parkway
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£92.00 20/08/2019 14:46 Thameslink 22 hours ago
Luton
Airport Parkway
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£96.60 20/08/2019 09:31 22 hours ago
Luton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£99.40 20/08/2019 15:28 22 hours ago
Luton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£99.70 20/08/2019 08:22 Thameslink 22 hours ago
Luton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£108.50 20/08/2019 10:28 22 hours ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Luton Edinburgh train

Discount Luton - Edinburgh train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your Luton Edinburgh 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 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Luton to Edinburgh? Grab your calculator, considering:

    A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

    B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

    C = average fare for a Luton Edinburgh ticket (i.e.: £100.95)(1)

    Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£100.95 = 0.87. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 1 trips from Luton to Edinburgh (one way trip).

  • 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 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
Luton to Edinburgh train £100.95 £67.30 £33.65 0.87

(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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