Trains from Luton to Northampton

Luton to Northampton train information

Luton Northampton train map

Train duration 1h55m
Arrival Northampton, England
Departure Luton, England
Distance 32 Miles
Train operators Thameslink
Lowest train price from £24.20
Average train price £43.00

Which train company can I use?

The trains from Luton (East of England) to Northampton (East Midlands England) are provided by Thameslink. The services on board can change depending on the train company.

How far is it by train?

There are 32 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Luton to Northampton is around 1h55m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Northampton from Luton, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Looking at our data, the best fare to travel by train in the next month is £24.20. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Luton to Northampton train tickets

from £24.20 MORE 1h55m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £14.70 MORE 1h05m

Luton - Northampton prices calendar

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Luton - Northampton: the best time to book cheap trains

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Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the last six months in order to understand the best time to buy your train tickets Luton to Northampton. The figures show that booking your train from Luton to Northampton in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £23 when booking 3 days in advance while you will have to pay a minimum of £31 if you book your ticket 15 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to get your ticket is 3 days in advance as it is 27% cheaper than 15 days in advance.

Best prices for Luton to Northampton trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Luton
Airport Parkway
Northampton
£24.20 30/03/2020 19:28 2 days ago
Luton
Northampton
£24.30 30/03/2020 17:20 Thameslink 2 days ago
Luton
Northampton
£49.00 30/03/2020 18:05 2 days ago
Luton
Airport Parkway
Northampton
£54.00 30/03/2020 17:02 Thameslink 2 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Luton - Northampton train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Luton Northampton train ticket.

  • When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Luton to Northampton? 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 Northampton ticket (i.e.: £42.46)(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/£42.46 = 2.07. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 3 trips from Luton to Northampton (one way trip).

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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 Northampton train £42.46 £28.31 £14.15 2.08

(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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