London Transport

Luton airport

London Luton Airport is one of the UK's fastest growing airports with passenger numbers of 7.5 million during the calendar year 2004 - an increase of 400% in 10 years.

Employs over 400 people directly and over 7,000 indirectly. The Airport is now one of the major economic drivers of the regional economy. Most popular destinations are: Glasgow, Edinburgh, Amsterdam, Belfast and Dublin. London Luton Airport is about 32 miles northwest of central London. In Luton airport you can rent a car. Car hire desks (Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and National) are located next to the Arrivals hall.


How to get to and from Luton?

National Express Airport

National Express Airport coach services connect seven major UK airports with towns and cities across the country.

Bay 5-6 - High frequency services to numerous destinations including Birmingham, Cambridge, East Midlands, Gatwick Airport, Luton Airport, Liverpool, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Northampton and Stansted Airport.

Ticket cost: £16 return and £10 single

Green line

Green Line 757 provides an express coach link between London Luton Airport and Central London.

If you are travelling with a large group, of more than 15 people please call +44 (0)1582 584478 (open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm).

Ticket cost: £ 15 return and £ 10,5 single


easyBus operates an express minibus service to/from Central London (Baker Street), 7 days a week, from as little as £2.00 one way.

Located at Bay 4 outside the main terminal building. Direct service with no stops.

Ticket cost: £12 return and £8 single

Trains from Luton to London

Regular rail services to central London take as little as 25 minutes. Other destinations include the south coast, the Midlands and northern England, operated direct by Thameslink- Luton Airport Express and Midland Mainline.

A constant, free shuttle bus service operates to and from Luton Airport Parkway Station, this is a 5 minute trip from the airport terminal building.


Thameslink operates a fast, frequent service direct between central London and Luton Airport Parkway train station. Luton Airport Parkway is around 35 minutes away from King's Cross Thameslink station.

When you land at London Luton Airport, catch the free Luton Airport Express shuttle bus from outside the terminal at Bay 1. This will take you to Luton Airport Parkway station in around 10 minutes where you can catch a Thameslink train southbound into London and on to Brighton, or northbound towards Bedford.

Ticket cost: £12,1 single


Virgin Rail Link
Bay 7- Express service to Milton Keynes Station.

Luton Railair
Now there's a hassle free, great value way of getting to and from London Luton Airport.

This dedicated airport coach link service runs from Milton Keynes railway station direct to the airport terminal. Conveniently timed to connect with Virgin Trains services to/from the West Midlands and the West, the service runs hourly from early until late, seven days each week.

A full range of great value all-inclusive fares are available from all stations across the Virgin Trains network.

Virgin Trains ~ the easy way from train to plane.

Ticket cost: £12 single