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Each fare is the lowest adult economy ticket fare found by our customers on Trainline. Fares booked further in advance than the dates displayed may be cheaper. Prices are updated daily, subject to change and indicative of price last update. Limited availability. Discount cards and coach journeys excluded, prices exclusive of booking fee.

Luton to Harpenden by train

It takes an average of 8m to travel from Luton to Harpenden by train, over a distance of around 5 miles (9 km). There are normally 127 trains per day travelling from Luton to Harpenden and tickets for this journey start from £3.80 when you book in advance.

First train

02:40

Last train

01:41

Departure station

Luton

Arrival station

Harpenden

Journey time

From 5m

Distance

5 miles (9 km)

Frequency

127 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £3.80

Train operators

Thameslink

About the train journey from Luton to Harpenden

If you want to know more about the journey from Luton to Harpenden by train, look no further!

On average, it takes around 8m to travel from Luton to Harpenden by train, and you'll usually find 134 trains running along the route daily for 5 miles (9 km). As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. Want to get to Harpenden as quickly as possible? Thameslink operate all trains on this route and their fastest train takes just 5m. There’s free WiFi on most trains, just look out for the blue WiFi logo when you board.

Want to get the best train deals? Travel Off-Peak – we’ll highlight the cheapest Off-Peak train tickets from Luton to Harpenden in our Journey Planner. If you’re travelling by train quite frequently, why not get a Railcard – you'll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.

Keen to book your train tickets from Luton to Harpenden? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to learn a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs including first and last train times.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Luton to Harpenden? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Luton to Harpenden take?

The average journey time by train between Luton and Harpenden is 8 minutes, with around 127 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Luton and Harpenden by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Luton to Harpenden is 5 minutes.

How much does the train from Luton to Harpenden cost?

Train ticket prices from Luton to Harpenden can start from as little as £3.80 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Luton to Harpenden?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Luton to Harpenden without having to change trains. There are 127 direct trains from Luton to Harpenden each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Luton to Harpenden leave?

The first train from Luton to Harpenden leaves at 02:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Luton to Harpenden leave?

The last train from Luton to Harpenden leaves at 01:41. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Luton and Harpenden by train?

Trains travelling from Luton to Harpenden cover a distance of around 5 miles (9 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Harpenden to Luton.

Cheap train tickets from Luton to Harpenden

Train tickets from Luton to Harpenden start at £3.80 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Luton to Harpenden is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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