York to Luton by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:38
  • Last train
    23:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 32m

Travelling from York to Luton by train

Fast trains from York to Luton take around 2 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 237 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Luton.

Are there direct trains from York to Luton?

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

We usually find around 44 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 52 departures.

How long is the train journey from York to Luton?

The York to Luton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the York to Luton train times and schedule?

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 21:35.

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 train companies operate between York and Luton?

More than one train company 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
  • London North Eastern 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 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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