Luton to Poole by train

  • First train
    04:43
  • Last train
    23:34
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 19m
  • Distance
    169 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 8m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Luton to Poole by train

Fast trains from Luton to Poole take around 3 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 169 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Luton and Poole.

1. Are there direct trains from Luton to Poole?

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Luton to Poole 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 34 departures.

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

The Luton to Poole train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Poole is usually scheduled to depart Luton around 04:38 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Luton around 07:04, and the last at 23:34.

When to book Luton to Poole 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 Poole by train.

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Which train companies operate between Luton and Poole?

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

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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.