London Luton Airport (LTN) is one of the UK's largest airports, carrying 9.5 million passengers in 2011. The airport is a major base for low-cost or "no-frills" air travel and is located just 56km (35 miles) north-west of Central London.
Luton Airport by Train
A regular shuttle bus links the airport to Luton Airport Parkway train station in around 10 minutes. From there, frequent rail services travel to Central London and take as little as 21 minutes with East Midlands Trains and 25 minutes with First Capital Connect. First Capital Connect services connect 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 £13.50.
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 to 20 minutes during the day and every half hour in the evening. The journey takes one hour 15 minutes. A standard one-way ticket costs £17. Visit the Green Line website for more information.
Terravision offer a low-cost coach service into Central London from Luton Airport. At peak times buses depart every 20 minutes and stop at Brent Cross, Baker Street and Marble Arch on their way to Victoria Coach Station. A standard one-way ticket costs £15. 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 to find out 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.
First Capital Connect's staff are trained to help passengers with accessibility requirements. You should contact them at least 24 hours before travelling. Visit the First Capital Connect website for more details.
easyBus vehicles are not currently able to carry wheelchairs. For information on other access requirements, visit the easyBus website.
Green Line 757 coaches are fully accessible to wheelchairs users. To ensure that an accessible coach is available for your journey, you should call at least 24 hours in advance on 0844 801 7261. More information on the Green Line 757 website.