Lancaster to Luton by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    22:27
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 30m
  • Distance
    291 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    20
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 37m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lancaster to Luton by train

Fast trains from Lancaster to Luton take around 3 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 291 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lancaster and Luton.

1. Are there direct trains from Lancaster to Luton?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Lancaster to Luton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 15 departures.

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

The Lancaster to Luton train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Luton is usually scheduled to depart Lancaster around 05:13 and the last train is around 22:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lancaster around 05:38, and the last at 21:21.

When to book Lancaster 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 Lancaster to Luton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lancaster and Luton?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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.