York to Luton by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:38
  • Last train
    23:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 35m

Travelling from York to Luton by train

The fastest trains from York to Luton take around 2 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 237 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Luton.

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

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from York to Luton 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 48 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Luton is usually scheduled to depart York around 04:40 and the last train is around 23:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 04:38, and the last at 20:59.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book York to Luton 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 York to Luton by train.

Which trains operate between York and Luton?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Thameslink
  • TransPennine Express

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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