Luton to Reading by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Luton to Reading by train
Fast trains from Luton to Reading take around 1 hour and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 61 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Luton and Reading.
1. Are there direct trains from Luton to Reading?
Journeys between Luton and Reading usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 79 departures on the route from Luton to Reading 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 87 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Luton to Reading?
The Luton to Reading train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Luton to Reading train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Luton around 04:53 and the last train is around 23:33.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Luton around 04:38, and the last at 23:33.
What's the Luton to Reading train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Luton to Reading are $37.48, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $37, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Luton to Reading 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 Reading by train.
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Which train companies operate between Luton and Reading?
More than one train company operates on the route from Luton to Reading, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Reading to Luton by train