London Luton Airport (LTN) is one of the UK’s largest airports and carried more than 9 million passengers in 2009 2006. London Luton is a major base for low-cost or “no-frills” air travel and is located just 51km (32 miles) north-west of London.
Luton Airport by Train
A regular shuttle bus links the airport to Luton Airport Parkway train station in around eight minutes. From there, regular rail services Central London and take as little as 21 minutes with East Midlands Trains and 25 minutes with First Capital Connect. First Capital Connect services operate to stations including St Pancras International, Farringdon, London Bridge and Blackfriars in Central London. Trains run throughout the day and night and a standard single costs £11.90.
- Visit the National Rail Enquiries website for more information.
Luton Airport by Coach
easyBus offers a high frequency, low cost express bus service between Central London and Luton Airport. There are stops at Brent Cross, Finchley Road, Baker Street, Oxford Street/Marble Arch and London Victoria. Fares start at £2 (online price) one-way. Book online and early for the best prices.
- Find out more at the easyBus website
The Green Line 757 coach service goes to Victoria Coach Station with stops at Brent Cross, Finchley Road Station, Baker Street, Hyde Park Corner and Marble Arch. Services run 24 hours a day, every 15-20 minutes during the day and every half hour in the evening. The journey takes 1 hour 15 minutes. A standard one-way ticket costs £14.
- Visit the Green Line website for more information.
Terravision offer a low cost coach service into Central London from Luton Airport. At peak times they have departures every 20 minutes and stop at Brent Cross, Baker Street and Marble Arch on their way to Victoria Coach Station.
- Visit the Terravision website for more information.
Luton Airport by Taxi
There are usually taxis queuing for customers at Luton Airport. Enquire with the driver or mini-cab company beforehand how much your journey will cost. A metered trip to/from Central London will cost around £80. Only use a reputable mini-cab and never use unauthorised drivers.