It takes an average of 2h 4m to travel from Luton to Nottingham by train, over a distance of around 80 miles (128 km). There are normally 62 trains per day travelling from Luton to Nottingham and tickets for this journey start from £27.20 when you book in advance.
From 1h 34m
80 miles (128 km)
62 trains per day
Direct trains available
Thinking about taking the train from Luton to Nottingham? We’ve got you covered.
The average journey time from Luton to Nottingham by train is 1h 52m, with around 3 trains travelling 80 miles (128 km) between these two destinations daily. Once you're on board, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes along the way. Train services to Nottingham are run by East Midlands Railway (EMR). Their Intercity services are kitted out with free WiFi and a spacious First Class carriage if you feel like treating yourself. Plus, you’ll arrive at your destination in just 1h 19m.
If you want to save money, travel Off-Peak – tickets are usually cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends. You can also get a Railcard and save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. Use our Journey Planner to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.
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The average journey time by train between Luton and Nottingham is 2 hours and 4 minutes, with around 62 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Luton to Nottingham is 1 hour and 34 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Luton to Nottingham can start from as little as £27.20 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.
The first train from Luton to Nottingham leaves at 08:36. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Luton to Nottingham leaves at 14:00. 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.
Trains travelling from Luton to Nottingham cover a distance of around 80 miles (128 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nottingham to Luton.
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 Nottingham is right for you.
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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