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Luton to Cardiff by train
Fastest journey3hr 5m
Trains per day56
Avg. journey time3hr 37m
Travelling from Luton to Cardiff by train
Fast trains from Luton to Cardiff take around 3 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 196 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Luton and Cardiff.
1. Are there direct trains from Luton to Cardiff?
Journeys between Luton and Cardiff usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 59 departures on the route from Luton to Cardiff 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 77 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Luton to Cardiff?
The Luton to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Luton to Cardiff train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Luton around 05:10 and the last train is around 00:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Luton around 06:13, and the last at 23:33.
What's the Luton to Cardiff train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Luton to Cardiff are $29.90.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $47 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $64. 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 Luton to Cardiff 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 Cardiff by train.
Which train companies operate between Luton and Cardiff?
More than one train company operates on the route from Luton to Cardiff, 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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