Basingstoke to Luton by train

  • First train
    04:54
  • Last train
    00:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 56m
  • Distance
    83 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    36
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 21m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basingstoke to Luton by train

Fast trains from Basingstoke to Luton take around 1 hour and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 83 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basingstoke and Luton.

1. Are there direct trains from Basingstoke to Luton?

Journeys between Basingstoke and Luton usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Basingstoke to Luton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 40 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Basingstoke to Luton?

The Basingstoke to Luton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Basingstoke to Luton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Luton is usually scheduled to depart Basingstoke around 04:54 and the last train is around 00:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basingstoke around 05:59, and the last at 00:02.

When to book Basingstoke to Luton train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basingstoke to Luton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basingstoke and Luton?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basingstoke to Luton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.