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Nottingham to Luton by train

It takes an average of 1h 34m to travel from Nottingham to Luton by train, over a distance of around 80 miles (128 km). There are normally 3 trains per day travelling from Nottingham to Luton and tickets for this journey start from £14.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 18m
PriceFrom £14.50
Distance80 miles (128 km)
Frequency3 trains per day
First train15:45
Last train21:30
Departure stationNottingham
Arrival stationLuton
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsEast Midlands Railway

Nottingham to Luton train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nottingham to Luton for Sunday 13th June 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
21:09 On timenottingham22:39 On timelutonPlat. 6A east midlands railway Super Off PeakGet tickets1h 30m, direct
04:40 nottingham06:24 lutonPlat. 6 estimatedeast midlands railway PeakGet tickets1h 44m, 1 change
05:14 nottingham06:55 lutonPlat. 6 estimatedeast midlands railway PeakGet tickets1h 41m, 1 change
05:49 nottingham07:24 lutonPlat. 6 estimatedeast midlands railway PeakGet tickets1h 35m, 1 change
06:12 nottingham07:54 lutonPlat. 7 estimatedeast midlands railway PeakGet tickets1h 42m, 1 change
06:49 nottingham08:25 lutonPlat. 6 estimatedeast midlands railway PeakGet tickets1h 36m, 1 change
07:12 nottingham08:54 lutonPlat. 7 estimatedeast midlands railway PeakGet tickets1h 42m, 1 change
07:49 nottingham09:24 lutonPlat. 7A estimatedeast midlands railway PeakGet tickets1h 35m, 1 change
08:13 nottingham09:55 lutonPlat. 5 estimatedeast midlands railway PeakGet tickets1h 42m, 1 change
08:50 nottingham10:25 lutonPlat. 6 estimatedeast midlands railway Off PeakGet tickets1h 35m, 1 change

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Nottingham to Luton? 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 Nottingham to Luton take?

The average journey time by train between Nottingham and Luton is 1 hour and 34 minutes, with around 3 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 Nottingham and Luton by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nottingham to Luton is 1 hour and 18 minutes.

How much does the train from Nottingham to Luton cost?

Train ticket prices from Nottingham to Luton can start from as little as £14.50 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 Nottingham to Luton?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Nottingham to Luton without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Nottingham to Luton each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Nottingham to Luton leaves at 15:45. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Nottingham to Luton leaves at 21:30. 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 Nottingham and Luton by train?

Trains travelling from Nottingham to Luton cover a distance of around 80 miles (128 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Nottingham to Luton

Train tickets from Nottingham to Luton start at £14.50 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, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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Consider a Season Ticket

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