Trains from

Edinburgh to Luton

  1. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    09:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    13:49
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 3
    13:49
    London Kings Cross
    14:21
    London St Pancras International
    14:21
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    14:56
    Luton
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Luton
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  2. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:00
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    14:39
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 1
    14:39
    London Kings Cross
    15:21
    London St Pancras International
    15:21
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    15:56
    Luton
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Luton
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  3. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    10:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    14:51
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 7
    14:51
    London Kings Cross
    15:47
    London St Pancras International
    15:47
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:09
    Luton
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Luton
    Platform 5 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  4. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    11:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    15:49
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 2
    15:49
    London Kings Cross
    16:21
    London St Pancras International
    16:21
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    16:49
    Luton
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Luton
    Platform 5 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  5. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    12:00
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:39
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 0
    16:39
    London Kings Cross
    17:11
    London St Pancras International
    17:11
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    17:45
    Luton
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Luton
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  6. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    12:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    16:50
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 3
    16:50
    London Kings Cross
    17:21
    London St Pancras International
    17:21
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    17:49
    Luton
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Luton
    Platform 5 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  7. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    13:00
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    17:40
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 5
    17:40
    London Kings Cross
    18:11
    London St Pancras International
    18:11
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    18:45
    Luton
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Luton
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  8. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    13:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:52
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 7
    17:52
    London Kings Cross
    18:26
    London St Pancras International
    18:26
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    19:00
    Luton
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Luton
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  9. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    14:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:49
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 6
    18:49
    London Kings Cross
    19:21
    London St Pancras International
    19:21
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    19:52
    Luton
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Luton
    Platform 5 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  10. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    15:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:55
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 0
    19:55
    London Kings Cross
    20:36
    London St Pancras International
    20:36
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    21:10
    Luton
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Luton
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from Edinburgh to Luton

  • Train Fares from: £42
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 4

Travelling from Edinburgh to Luton by train

Travelling from Edinburgh to Luton by train will take you from Scotland through to the North East of England, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire. The trains you will typically take on this route will be Virgin Trains and East Midlands Trains.

You will find power sockets at every table on all Virgin East Coast trains. Those in First Class can enjoy complimentary WiFi access, while passengers seated in Standard will need to pay a small fee for the service.

All Virgin East Coast trains feature a buffet car called The Foodbar, usually located either in coach J or H. Here, you can purchase hot and cold food and drink throughout the day. On most journeys, you'll also find a full drinks menu and an at-seat trolley service. If you travel in First Class, the food and drink are complimentary but subject to availability.

Quiet Coaches are available on most Virgin Trains. Noise must be kept to a minimum, with restrictions on mobile phone calls.

On all East Midland Trains WiFi is complimentary and at-seat refreshments are available during weekdays if you travel in First Class. If you travel in Standard on weekdays, then refreshments will be available from an at-seat trolley service, while WiFi is accessible for a small fee.

You can carry up to three items of luggage on your journey. If you are carrying pets, we recommend you use an animal carrier where possible. You can also bring your bike with you on board, but please remember that you need to book 48 hours in advance.

Route Information from Edinburgh to Luton

Your first train from Edinburgh to King's Cross will take you from the North East of England right to Central London. Expect spectacular views of the North East coastline on the way to Newcastle, a fascinating city where Roman and Anglo-Saxon elements are perfectly combined.

Passing by North York Moors National Park, make sure to have your camera ready for some amazing shots. You'll then travel through York itself, the chocolate city par excellence in the UK, also renowned for its exquisite architecture and quaint cobbled streets.

After a short walk from King's Cross to London St Pancras International, hop on a East Midlands train and you'll reach Luton with ease.

Things to do in Luton

An industrial town, famous for its hat making and car manufacturing, there are many things to see and do in Luton. You can visit Luton Hoo for afternoon tea in its famous grounds, a treat for anyone looking to escape city life. You can also walk the fields of Stockwood Park or travel to see Whipsnade Zoo, one of the country’s biggest wildlife parks.

  • How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Luton by train?

    The average journey time between Edinburgh and Luton is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 2 trains per day travelling from Edinburgh to Luton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Luton?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Edinburgh to Luton without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Edinburgh to Luton.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Edinburgh and Luton?

    The distance between Edinburgh and Luton is 303 miles.

    Distance: 303 miles
  • What time is the first train from Edinburgh to Luton?

    The first train from Edinburgh to Luton departs at .

    What time is the last train from Edinburgh to Luton?

    The last train from Edinburgh to Luton departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

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How to find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Luton

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