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Rail to airport shuttle bus

The airport shuttle bus service stops outside the main entrance of Luton Airport Parkway station and departs from Bay 1 at Luton Airport outside the terminal building.

The service:

  • runs every ten minutes during the day
  • connects with train services at Luton Airport Parkway overnight
  • journey time is less than ten minutes
  • buses are wheelchair accessible

Train tickets bought to Luton Airport (rather than to Luton Airport Parkway station) include the cost of the shuttle bus (PlusBus tickets cannot be used on the shuttle bus).

Information about the rail services from Luton Airport Parkway may be found on the National Rail website.

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Thameslink Railway operates a fast, frequent service direct between central London and Luton Airport Parkway train station. Luton Airport Parkway is around 25 minutes away from St. Pancras International station.

When you land at London Luton Airport, catch the Luton Airport 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 Railway train southbound into London and on to Brighton, or northbound towards Bedford.

Information about Thameslink Railway services can be found on the Thameslink website.

East Midlands Trains operates services from London to the East Midlands and Yorkshire. Its London terminal is St Pancras International.

Service to/from London Luton Airport Parkway can take as little as 21 minutes.

Information about East Midlands trains can be found on the East Midlands website.

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Local buses

London Luton Airport is served by frequent bus services connecting the airport and surrounding areas. For bus service information to and from the airport Arriva’s Travelling around London Luton Airport page.

Local buses stop at Bay 7, 8 and 9 at the airport. Frequent services connect to:

  • Luton town centre
  • Dunstable
  • Watford
  • St Albans
  • Harpenden
  • Milton Keynes
  • Leighton Buzzard

Local bus operators running services from Luton Airport include:

  • Arriva
  • Stagecoach Bus

Centre Bus services from Luton Town Centre and Wigmore stop near to the airport on Eaton Green Road which is useful for staff members.

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Coach services

London Luton Airport has excellent connections with key towns and cities across the country. The coach pick up and drop off points and bus bays are situated in front of the terminal building.

Tickets for all services are available in the Onward Travel Centre situated after the Arrivals area.

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National Express services depart from Bays 4, 5 and 6.

Direct services from London Luton Airport include:

  • Service 707 to Northampton - 7 times a day
  • Service 737 to High Wycombe and Oxford - 8 times a day
  • Service 767 to Leicester and Nottingham - 9 times a day
  • Service 777 to Coventry, Birmingham and Wolverhampton - up to 11 times a day
  • Service 787 to Cambridge - 10 times a day

National Express also operates services from London Luton Airport to:

  • Milton Keynes - 29 times a day
  • Stansted Airport - 27 times a day
  • Heathrow Airport - 20 times a day
  • Gatwick Airport - 10 times a day

Green Line 757 provides an express coach link between London Luton Airport and Central London from Bays 10 and 11.

easyBus offers a:

  • high frequency
  • low cost express bus service between Central London and Luton Airport, 24 hours a day

easyBus departs from Bays 10 and 11 outside the main terminal building.

Route 99 from Bay 7 outside the terminal building

London Luton Airport - Luton rail station - Luton town centre - Central Milton Keynes - Milton Keynes rail station.

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Getting there by car

Parking at the airport

For more information and help to find suitable parking please use the links below:

Car share to the airport

London Luton Airport has teamed up with liftshare.com to offer staff, business partners and passengers the chance to:

  • save money
  • reduce their carbon footprint
  • meet new friends

By simply registering a few simple details, participants are able to log in and browse other members on the database to find a perfect match to share a journey to or from the airport. Go to www.londonlutoncarshare.com.

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