International travel

Trains to/from London Luton Airport


With up to six trains an hour and journeys taking as little as 35 minutes to St Pancras International, taking the train to London Luton airport is simple.

A fast, frequent bus service shuttles passengers between the terminal and Luton Airport Parkway rail station which is normally under ten minutes away.

Remember to buy a ticket to/from Luton Airport (rather than Luton or Luton Airport Parkway) to include the cost of the shuttle bus.

Benefits of travelling by train

First Capital Connect's train service offers:

  • Direct services to five central London stations - St Pancras International, Farringdon, Blackfriars, City Thameslink and London Bridge.
  • Trains six times an hour at peak periods, to St Pancras International in as little as 35 minutes.
  • Hourly to central London throughout the night.
  • Four trains an hour to destinations south of the Thames including East Croydon, Gatwick Airport and Brighton.
  • Regular direct trains to St Albans and Bedford.
  • One-change connections throughout the South East.

Anytime group travel to the airport

For groups of 3, 4 or 5 passengers travelling to the Airport and travelling in one or both directions during the Peak, the ‘Anytime Small Group’ fare could be for you:

  • The ‘Anytime Small Group’ fare offers a 25% discount off the individual ‘Anytime Return’ fare for groups of 3, 4 or 5 passengers travelling together for both the outward and the return journey to/from either Luton or Gatwick Airport from ANY First Capital Connect served station. 
  • It will allow travel on any train, with return travel valid for one month from the date shown on the ticket. 
  • There are NO Railcard or Child discounts with this product (There is NO Child Half Fare or Child £2.00 Flat Fare available with this product). 
  • The ‘Anytime Small Group’ is ONLY sold as an adult ticket, but children will be allowed to be included as part of the group using this ticket.

Checking in

Passengers are advised to arrive at the airport in good time for their flight. You should plan to arrive at Luton Airport Parkway approximately 2 hours before the scheduled flight departure.

Journey planning - www.traveline.info
Airport and flight information - www.london-luton.co.uk

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