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Luton to Bournemouth by train

  • First train
    04:41
  • Last train
    23:13
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 4m
  • Distance
    163 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    56
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 35m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Luton to Bournemouth by train

Fast trains from Luton to Bournemouth take around 3 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 163 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Luton and Bournemouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Luton to Bournemouth?

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

We usually find around 69 departures on the route from Luton to Bournemouth 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 84 departures.

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

The Luton to Bournemouth train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bournemouth is usually scheduled to depart Luton around 04:41 and the last train is around 23:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Luton around 04:41, and the last at 00:03.

When to book Luton to Bournemouth 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 Luton to Bournemouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Luton and Bournemouth?

More than one train company operates on the route from Luton to Bournemouth, 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.

Bournemouth to Luton by train

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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.