Trains from Southampton to Luton

Southampton to Luton train information

Southampton Luton train map

Train duration 2h56m
Arrival Luton, England
Departure Southampton, England
Distance 80 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £25.70
Average train price £35.00

The trains between Southampton (South East England) to Luton (East of England) are operated by Cross Country. The services on board may change depending on the train operator.

There are 80 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Southampton to Luton is normally 2h56m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Luton from Southampton, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.

We found trains from £25.70 to travel in the next 180 days. Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Southampton to Luton train tickets

from £25.70 MORE 2h43m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £22.70 MORE 4h46m

Southampton - Luton prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Southampton to Luton 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.

Southampton - Luton: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£42

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Getting your train beforehand is almost always cheaper than leaving it to the last minute. However, as you may see in the table above, the price of train tickets Southampton to Luton tend to be stable and cost £42.

Best prices for Southampton to Luton trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Southampton
Central
Luton
£25.70 19/09/2022 09:30 14 days ago
Southampton
Central
Luton
£28.40 19/09/2022 09:00 14 days ago
Southampton
Central
Luton
£28.40 19/09/2022 08:30 14 days ago
Southampton
Central
Luton
£28.40 19/09/2022 08:00 14 days ago
Southampton
Central
Luton
£28.40 19/09/2022 08:00 14 days ago
Southampton
Central
Luton
£65.10 19/09/2022 08:15 Cross Country 14 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Southampton Luton train

Discount Southampton - Luton train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Southampton 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 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

How much can I save with a railcard?

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of 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 card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Southampton to Luton cost on average £34.07 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £34.07 (£88/£34.07 = 2.58), it turns out that after only 3 one way journeys from Luton to Southampton, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much does a railcard cost?

The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for one year.

(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
Southampton to Luton train £34.07 £22.71 £11.36 2.59

(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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