Luton Transport – Rail, Coach, Bus
Luton Airport is easily accessible 24 hours a day from anywhere in the UK by public and private transport. Served by National Express coaches direct to the terminal door, trains and by a network of taxi and bus services. There are also various motorways and major roads leading to Luton if you prefer to drive yourself.
You can often make big savings when you research which method of travel you would like to use and book your tickets online. Transport providers will cut prices to those who book early, so it is definitely worth booking your transport to and from Luton Airport in advance and it saves a lot of hassle too!
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Luton by Car
Travelling to London Luton by car is a great option for most people. If you have your own car there are plenty of cheap airport parking options to choose from. If you have an early morning flight or would rather be closer to the airport the day before your flight the most hassle free option is to book an airport hotel.
This is a reasonably priced option and saves you the hassle of having to get up at the crack of dawn to travel for an early flight! Airport Hotel Shop offers great overnight hotel and long or short stay parking packages to save you money!
Luton Airport is easily accessible by car from the M1 which is connected to the M25 motorway and so to the whole country.
You can find out much more about directions by visiting our Luton Maps & Directions page.
Luton Airport by Coach
London Luton Airport has excellent connections with key towns and cities across the country. The coach pick up and drop off points are situated in front of the terminal building.
National Express operates regular services to and from Luton airport with destinations including Birmingham, Cambridge, East Midlands, Gatwick Airport, Heathrow Airport, Liverpool, Manchester, Milton Keynes, and Northampton.
Get dropped off or picked up from the terminal door and travel to anywhere in the UK with many direct services 24 hours a day. Offering an unrivaled service between the Midlands and Luton Airport and direct connections to all the four major London airports, this is a great option for both long distance journeys across the UK and quick trips into London and the surrounding areas.
Luton Airport by Bus
London Luton Airport is served by frequent local bus services connecting the airport and the surrounding areas.
The Terravision shuttle bus service operates from Luton airport just outside the arrivals hall, with departures every 30 minutes during peak hours to Victoria station. You can get to Luton Airport from Victoria station on the same shuttle bus too. The journey takes around 65 minutes.
With tickets from just £10 this is a great option for those looking to get to London, book your tickets online and then sit back and relax!
easyBus operates from London Luton Airport to London Central. The coaches run every 15 to 30 minutes depending on the time of the day, 24-hours a day.
There are restrictions on luggage which exclude luggage like pushchairs, prams, wheelchairs, musical instruments and sports equipments such as skis and snowboards being carried so for information on restrictions and timetables please check the easyBus website.
Tickets are available on-line starting from £2 (prices vary depending on times and availability). The price includes carriage of one standard-sized bag and hand luggage. Customers must reserve seats for luggage above the allowance.
Greenline 757 Service
An Express Service to Central London. Stops include Brent Cross, Finchley Road, Baker Street, Marble Arch and Victoria. Tickets from £8.
Regular bus service connecting the airport with Luton Town Centre, Watford, St Albans, Milton Keynes, Leighton Buzzard, Harpenden and Dunstable.
For more information please contact Traveline on +44 (0) 871 200 22 33
Luton Airport by Taxi
Taxis are a great, hassle-free and convenient way to get to the airport. There are over 500 taxi companies serving Luton airport and the surrounding areas, many of which specialise in airport taxis and can offer great rates.
Find cheap airport taxis near you by checking out our Luton airport Taxi Listings.
The listings include contact details and a description of each company’s services to help you book a taxi to suit your needs.
Luton Airport by Train
There is a regular shuttle bus service between Luton Airport Parkway and London Luton Airport terminal. The service runs every ten minutes during the day and also runs through the night.
Rail passengers can purchase through tickets to London Luton Airport. Passengers arriving at Luton Airport Parkway station without a through ticket to the Airport and want to use the shuttle bus, will pay a bus fare of £1.60 single, £2.70 Standard Open Return (children pay half price).
Train times, cheapest fare finders and discounts on UK attractions can be found from thetrainline.com. Booking in advance can save you 43% on average, as opposed to booking at the train station, so it’s worth getting your tickets sorted online today!
Disabled passengers should arrange assistance at least 24 hours before their journey by contacting the relevant train company direct.
Trains to the rest of the UK
Thameslink and East Midlands Trains connect travellers with London, the South coast and the Midlands. Connections can be made to anywhere in the country from central London.
Luton Virgin Rail Link
This is a dedicated airport coach link service which runs from Milton Keynes railway station direct to the airport terminal. The service is conveniently timed to connect with Virgin Trains services to/from the West Midlands and the West, and runs hourly from early until late, seven days a week. There are a range of great value all-inclusive fares available from all stations across the Virgin Trains network.
This page was last updated on the 8th January 2015. Whilst we endeavour to keep this content up to date, if you do notice any errors please do contact us.