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Cardiff to Luton by train
Fastest journey3hr 8m
Trains per day58
Avg. journey time4hr 2m
Travelling from Cardiff to Luton by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Luton take around 3 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 196 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Luton.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Luton?
Journeys between Cardiff and Luton usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 60 departures on the route from Cardiff 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 82 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Luton?
The Cardiff to Luton train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Luton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Luton is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 05:56, and the last at 23:07.
What's the Cardiff to Luton train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cardiff to Luton are $44.48.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $44 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $88. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Luton by train.
Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Luton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Luton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- 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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