Cardiff to Luton

Buses, Trains, Drive

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$30 | 3h 35min Bus$30 | 3h 35min Bus20 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$42
    4h 48min · 27 lb of CO2
  2. Train$75
    5h 49min · 64 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$16
    2h 21min · 27 lb of CO2

Cardiff to Luton Buses

bus tickets from Cardiff to Luton

$42 · 4h 48min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $42
Travel Duration
4h 48min

bus tickets from Caerphilly to Luton

$31 · 3h 49min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $31
Travel Duration
3h 49min

bus tickets from Newport to Luton

$30 · 3h 35min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $30
Travel Duration
3h 35min

bus tickets from Weston-super-Mare to Luton

$40 · 4h 34min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $40
Travel Duration
4h 34min

Cardiff to Luton Trains

train tickets from Weston-super-Mare to Luton

$76 · 5h 49min
Train
Train Tickets
About $76
Travel Duration
5h 49min

train tickets from Weston Milton to Luton

$75 · 5h 35min
Train
Train Tickets
About $75
Travel Duration
5h 35min

train tickets from Worle to Luton

$75 · 5h 33min
Train
Train Tickets
About $75
Travel Duration
5h 33min

train tickets from Yatton to Luton

$75 · 5h 30min
Train
Train Tickets
About $75
Travel Duration
5h 30min

Drive from Cardiff to Luton

Driving from Cardiff to Luton

$16 · 2h 21min

It's 122 miles between Cardiff to Luton. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 21min and 2h 28min from Cardiff to Luton under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 35min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Luton by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $16.

Our recommendation to Luton

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Cardiff to Luton?

For short-haul trips, it's best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Cardiff to Luton England - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Cardiff to Luton. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Luton is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Cardiff/Luton buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Cardiff is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Cardiff Wales and Luton during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Cardiff to Luton? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Luton traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Luton is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

How long does it take from Cardiff to Luton by car?

The total distance between Cardiff and Luton is 122 miles and will take you about 2 hours 21 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $16.

Travel companies on this route

Arriva
Train company
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