Luton to Barnsley by train

  • First train
    05:26
  • Last train
    23:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 28m
  • Distance
    201 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 3m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Luton to Barnsley by train

Fast trains from Luton to Barnsley take around 2 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 201 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Luton and Barnsley.

1. Are there direct trains from Luton to Barnsley?

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

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Luton to Barnsley 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 21 departures.

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

The Luton to Barnsley train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Barnsley is usually scheduled to depart Luton around 05:26 and the last train is around 23:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Luton around 06:12, and the last at 23:38.

When to book Luton to Barnsley 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 Barnsley by train.

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Which train companies operate between Luton and Barnsley?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Thameslink

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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