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Travelling from Luton to Southend by train

Fast trains from Luton to Southend take around 1 hour and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 85 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Luton and Southend.

Are there direct trains from Luton to Southend?

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

We usually find around 74 departures on the route from Luton to Southend 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 78 departures.

How long is the train journey from Luton to Southend?

The Luton to Southend train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Luton to Southend train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Southend is usually scheduled to depart Luton around 04:04 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Luton around 06:13, and the last at 20:46.

When to book Luton to Southend 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 Southend by train.

Which train companies operate between Luton and Southend?

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

  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink
  • c2c

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 rail 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.

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