Getting to Luton airport on time is essential, and it is best for people to make themselves aware of their travel options. There are a number of ways you can get to Luton Airport in good time, including booking an airport transfer via Sky Airport Transfers but for many travellers, public service vehicles are a suitable option.
A lot of people find that coach travel is an affordable and comfortable way to get from A to B, so there is no surprise to learn that many people are keen to find a way to get to Luton Airport by coach. Thankfully, there are many options for this popular mode of transport.
CENTRAL LONDON TO LUTON AIRPORT
It is understandable that many people will look for travel directions from Central London to Luton Airport. Whether this is because there are so many people living in Central London or people are using Central London as a hub to get to Luton Airport doesn’t matter, what does matter is that it is possible to get from the heart of London to one of the most important airport hubs serving the English capital with a minimum of fuss and effort.
There are two coach operators who provide services through the day and night from Central London which means Luton Airport is very well connected.
It is no surprise to learn that National Express is a key provider of transport options to Luton Airport and if you are coming from Central London, the main hub to look out for is Victoria Coach Station. The service from London Victoria station to Luton Airport is the A1 service and it runs more than 60 times a day.
This service has a number of stopping points in the capital including Victoria Train Station, Portman Square, Baker Street, St. John’s Wood, Finchley Road and Golders Green. This should provide a great range of options for people looking to get from Central London to Luton Airport with a minimum of fuss and effort.
Green Line also operates a service from London Victoria Coach Station which has a number of stopping points throughout Central London. This service is the 757 Green Line coach service and there are two buses an hour with this service. The main stopping points in London include Marble Arch, Baker Street, Finchley Road and Brent Cross.
COACH OPTIONS FROM OTHER AREAS
While there is a high level of demand for coach options from Central London to Luton Airport, it is not as if this is only location where people want to head to Luton Airport from. There is a wide range of transport options available to choose from when going to Luton Airport and the following operators provide services that should help you arrive at the airport in good time and in great style.
There is a Stagecoach service which operates from Milton Keynes to London Luton Airport and the service to look out for is the 99. There are a number of stations on this route including Milton Keynes Rail Station, Central Milton Keynes, Luton Town Centre and Luton Station.
National Express take great pride in offering coach services to London Luton from all the main towns and cities within easy reach. This means you will be able to find coach options to Luton Airport from Northampton, Milton Keynes, Cambridge, High Wycombe, Nottingham, Leciester and Oxford.
There was a Metroline service which runs from New Barnet to Luton Airport and the service to look out for is the 84a. The main stops on this route were the New Barnet Station, London Colney, St Albans, Harpenden and Luton Station.
Unfortunately, this service stopped operating on the 7 th of April 2017 and as of yet, there has been no announcement of any replacement service which operates along the same route. Anyone who used to take the 84a Metroline service from New Barnet to Luton Airport will need to review their options and come up with an alternative way to get to and from Luton Airport.
It is possible to travel to Luton Airport from Vauxhall, Luton Station, Dunstable and Houghton Regis by taking the Busway service A, which is a guided bus service.
There is also a selection of local bus services which connect with Luton Airport. These are run by local operators or companies operating in the local area and you will be able to find public service coach options to Luton Airport from Dunstable, Harpenden, Leighton Buzzard, Hitchin, Stevenage, Milton Keynes, St Albans and Luton town centre. No matter where you are coming from, there should be a reasonable and affordable option to Luton Airport.
It may be that you are looking to travel to/from Luton Airport from one of the other leading airports in London. If you are pushed for time, it is advisable that you book an airport transfer, via a company like Sky Airport Transfers but if you have more time on your side, you may find the range of National Express Airport Transfer services to be worthwhile.
There are options running between Luton Airport and Stansted Airport, between Luton Airport and Heathrow Airport and you can travel between Luton Airport and Gatwick Airport directly by coach too.
There are 11 services a day, provided by National Express, running between Luton Airport and Gatwick Airport while there are 27 services, again provided by National Express, running between Luton Airport and Heathrow Airport. Anyone looking to travel between Luton Airport and Stansted Airport will find that National Express provides 18 coaches a day.
It is also possible to reach Luton Airport via train but remember that there is a need to connect between Luton Airport Parkway Station and Luton Airport. This can be done via a range of buses, although there is a frequent official shuttle bus service, and the journey will take less than 10 minutes.
TRAVELLING FROM THE NORTH
There are services to Luton Airport Parkway Station from Luton, Bedford, Sheffield, Derby and other stations in the Midlands
TRAVELLING FROM LONDON AND THE SOUTH
There are services to Luton Airport Parkway Station from St Pancras International Station, Faringdon, City Thamelink, London Blackfriars and Brighton.
TRAVELLING BETWEEN AIRPORTS BY TRAIN
It is possible to travel from Gatwick Airport to Luton Airport Parkway station directly and this journey takes around 75 minutes.
Anyone looking to travel between Luton Airport and Heathrow Airport will have three separate journeys (and the shuttle between Luton Airport Parkway and Luton Airport). Coming from Heathrow, the most direct train to Central London is the Heathrow Express which takes people to London Paddington and from there, the London Underground should be used to connect with Farringdon and then it is possible to travel from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway Station.
The fact that there are so many options for travelling to or from London Luton Airport by public transport is of considerable benefit to most people. If these options are not suitable, it may be that booking an airport transfer through a company like Luton Airport Taxis will provide you with the best way to get to or from London Luton Airport.