Luton Train Station

Luton train station (LUT)

Luton train station
Station Road
Load stations
Last updated:
Staffing level Full time
Information systems
  • DepartureScreens
  • Announcements
Ticket office opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 05:45 - 21:45
  • Saturday: 05:45 - 22:00
  • Sunday: 06:45 - 21:45
Pre-purchase collection Yes
Ticket machine Yes
Oyster cards issued here No
Use Oyster cards here No
Smartcards issued here Yes
Validate Smartcards here Yes
Smartcards information

For more information on using the Key smartcard, please visit:

Penalty fares Applicable Operators: TL
Left luggage No
Left luggage contact details


Lost property opening times
  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours
Lost property contact details


Seated area available
Waiting room opening times


Waiting areas may only be available during staffed hours at some locations.

Waiting room information

There are heated waiting areas on platforms 1 to 4.

Station buffet available Yes
Toilets available Yes
Toilets information

Available during staffing hours

Baby changing facilities available No
Showers Unknown
Telephones available No
Wifi available Yes
Wifi information

Wifi information at this station

ATM available Yes
ATM information

ATM located in station entrance

Bureau de change available Unknown
Helpline information

Staff are available at this station at all times for providing assistance getting on and off the train and assistance around the station and to the platform. Assistance can be provided unbooked (turn up and go) or pre booked up to two hours before departure by contacting Assisted Travel .

Whether you pre book assistance or travel unbooked, please contact a member of staff on arrival. We recommend arriving 20 minutes prior to your train departing. This is to allow us to make sure arrangements are in place at your destination, or interchange, station such as the availability of staff and lifts. If there is insufficient time to check these arrangements, we may assist you onto the next available train.

For further information on assisted travel please see:

Accessibility at the station - Thameslink .

Helpline contact details


If you require assistance on your journey, please contact our assisted travel helpline to discuss your requirements on: Email - [email protected] | Phone - 0800 058 2844 | Textphone - 0800 138 1018


Staff help information

A staff-operated ramp is required for step-free access between train and platform at this station. Station staff are usually available at the times listed below.

Staff help opening times
  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours
Induction loop available Yes
Accessible ticket machines available Yes
Accessible ticket machines information

All Thameslink ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. Ticket machines are of an accessible design, however their location and the station itself may not be so please check the station access note for further details

Ramp for train access available
Accessible taxis information
National Key toilets available Yes
Step free access coverage Partial station
Step free access information

This is a Category B3 station: Step free access via lift to platform 5 only (some trains to Bedford/ the East Midlands) only. Steps to all other platforms.

Assistance Meeting Point is the Ticket Office.

This station does not have tactile surfaces along all platform edges. Please pay attention to where the platform surface changes from smooth to paved or contact us for assistance.

Ticket gates exist
Impaired mobility set down available Yes
Impaired mobility set down information

At the front of the station and in the station car park.

Cycle storage available Yes
Cycle storage number of spaces 62
Cycle storage sheltered Yes
Cycle storage CCTV Yes
Cycle storage location

Front and rear entrances

Cycle storage types
  • Stands
Car park 1 Station Road Car Park
Car park 1 operator APCOA Parking UK
Car park 1 spaces 753
Car park 1 opening times
  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours
Car park 1 contact details

Telephone: 01895 262122


Rail replacement information

Please click the link for details regarding the rail replacement bus location.

Rail replacement map links
Taxi rank information


Bus services information

Information to plan your onward journey is available in the ‘Onward Travel Information Map’, located in the ‘Maps’ section below.

Airport information

Luton Airport Parkway is the nearest station to the airport. The Luton Dart connects Luton Airport Parkway directly with London Luton Airport. For times and tickets, visit