National Express Coaches to and from Luton Airport

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National Express coaches cover 98% of the UK including local stops in England, Wales and Scotland.

They often run special offers and are one of the cheapest ways to get around with clean, comfortable and prompt coaches and friendly drivers, in the future you may even want to consider taking one of their coaches to your next European destination!

Using a dedicated coach service from National Express means that you will also save money on airport parking which can sometimes be located quite a way from the terminals. This way you will be dropped off at the terminal door!

National Express coaches also have on board washrooms and have been designed to make your journey as comfortable and relaxing as possible.

Luton Coach Offers – National Express

Save up to 50% – Discounts for Over 60s, Families, Students & Young People

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Why travel with National Express?

  • Fast – right to the airport door in just 1hr 5 minutes (fastest journey time) with no driving, no parking and no hassle.
  • Frequent and convenient – up to 75 times a day from London Victoria Coach Station to London Luton Airport.
  • The only official coach to Luton Airport – don’t get caught out!
  • No changes or disruptions on the way, drop-off and pick-up at the terminal door from a range of locations across the south, east and north of England.
  • Enjoy free Wi-Fi on all services, leather seats and headrests, ample leg room and toilets on-board.

Destinations & Departure Points

Whether you are looking to get between Luton airport and Central London or further out locations like Manchester, you will find a coach to suit your particular journey requirements at a great price!

National Express offers direct airport connection and links all the four major London airports, Luton, Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports. You can travel to anywhere in the UK by coach from Luton aiprort, with many direct services available, and an unrivalled service between Luton and the Midlands.

There are many local stops which you can book to and from, but some of the main destinations and departure points and the duration of the journeys are shown below.

Popular Luton Routes and Journey Times
Travel Between Journey Time Approximate price* En route
Luton-Birmingham 2 Hours 40 Minutes from £13.00 Via Milton Keynes and Coventry
Luton-Nottingham 2 Hours 40 Minutes from £12.00 Via Leicester
Luton-London 1 Hour 20 Minutes £5.00
Luton-Stansted 1 Hour 30 Minutes £5.00

*this is an approximate price based on booking two months in advance in 2018, and for a one-way ticket.

Pick up and Drop Off

The pick up and drop off points are just a short stroll from the check in area at London Luton airport, which is clearly signposted. You can also find more details, when you book your tickets online using the booking form at the top of this page.

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Discounted & Concessionary Coach Fares

Group Fares

Travelling on a National Express coach can be one of the cheapest and easiest ways for a group of you to get around the UK or abroad. Group discounts are available for 4 or more passengers travelling together to and from Luton airport, saving 25% on the overall price. Plus you save on parking charges at the airport and lots of hassle, just hand your bags to your driver, board the coach and sit back and relax in complete comfort.

Students and Young People

For those students and young people aged 16-26 National Express offer a Young Persons Coachcard. It’s just £10 a year (plus £2 p&p) and will save 1/3 off all standard fares throughout the UK for 12 months. No restrictions on peak and off peak travel times, including public holidays, bank holidays and weekends.

Over 60s

If you are over 60 years old, you can apply for the Senior Coachcard, which saves you 1/3 on standard fares to hundreds of UK towns, cities and airports for just £10 (plus £2 p&p) a year. No restrictions on peak and off peak travel times, including public holidays, bank holidays and weekends.

Find out more and apply for a Senior Coachcard.

Family Discounts

National Express have special concession cards for families called Coachcards and they cost just £8 or £16 for a whole year of discounted travel for children (aged 3-15) depending on the number of adults and children travelling. You can choose from their 1plus1 (£8 per year) or 2plus2 (£16 per year) Coachcards. 1plus1 allows one child to travel free when accompanied by a full paying adult, and 2plus2 allows 2 children to travel free when accompanied by 2 full paying adults. Under 3s always travel free on National Express coaches.

Book National Express tickets here – booking online can save you a large amount off the ticket price!

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Coach

Travelling by coach has been proven to be one of the most environmentally friendly forms of public transport. National Express are very proud that they are helping people to cut down on their carbon footprint and want you to join in with cutting down the UK’s carbon emmissions, so have created an emmissions calculator to enable you to see how big your carbon footprint is and how much you can cut that down by travelling by coach!