Canterbury to Luton by train

  • First train
    05:18
  • Last train
    22:39
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 30m
  • Distance
    122 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 1m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Canterbury to Luton by train

Fast trains from Canterbury to Luton take around 1 hour and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 122 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Canterbury and Luton.

1. Are there direct trains from Canterbury to Luton?

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

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Canterbury 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 25 departures.

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

The Canterbury to Luton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Luton is usually scheduled to depart Canterbury around 05:18 and the last train is around 22:41. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Canterbury around 06:22, and the last at 22:39.

When to book Canterbury 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 Canterbury to Luton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Canterbury and Luton?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Southeastern
  • Thameslink

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.