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Information and transfers page
There isn't actually a train station at Luton Airport. The
nearest station is Luton Airport Parkway
which is just under 1 mile from
the airport. A shuttle bus service runs between the airport and the
station to allow passengers to easily connect between the two in a
Free with through Ticket to airport, £2 with no ticket.
Expect the ride to take 5-10 minutes.
The bus stops at
Bay 1 outside the terminal building.
This service is dubbed the "Luton Airport Express" buses as they provide
a door to door service into London in around 45 minutes in
conjunction with the Luton Express Train service.
single-deck buses that have a good luggage capacity and transport up to 50
passengers. These buses are also wheelchair accessible. The service
operates up to 11 time per hour at peak times and has a service 05.00
Note: Do not confuse Luton Airport Parkway with
Luton rail Station
, they are two
First Capital Connect (now run the Thameslink
First Capital Connect run routes through Luton Airport Parkway. There
are up to 8 trains per hour.
Going North they
run to Bedford stopping at Luton, Leagrave, Harlington and Flitwick on
route. This is a frequent 24 hour service.
In the other direction, heading South on the same route, the train goes
right out to the South coast at Brighton. Stopping at several London
stops and then going via Redhill, Gatwick Airport, Three Bridges,
Balcombe, Haywards Heath, Wivelsfield, Hassocks, Preston park and
finally Brighton. The journey takes around 110 to 125 minutes.
For details on services into Central and South London see the
Luton to London
section for more details.
Bedford >Flitwick >Harlington > Leagrave > Luton > Luton Airport Parkway>
Harpenden >St Albans >Radlett >Elstree & Borehamwood >Mill Hill Broadway >Hendon
>Cricklewood >West Hampstead Thameslink >Kentish Town >St Pancras >Kings Cross
Thameslink >Farringdon >Barbican >Moorgate >City Thameslink >Blackfriars >London
Bridge >Elephant & Castle >Loughborough Junction >Herne Hill >Tulse Hill
>Streatham >Tooting >Haydons Road >Wimbledon >Wimbledon Chase >South Merton
>Morden South >St Helier >Sutton Common >West Sutton >Mitcham Junction >Hackbridge
>Sutton >East Croydon >Redhill >Gatwick Airport >Three Bridges >Balcombe >Haywards
Heath >Wivelsfield >Burgess Hill >Hassocks >Preston Park >Brighton
Services connect out as far as York and Scarborough to the North East of
England. The route is:
Luton Airport Parkway > Luton > Bedford > Wellingborough > Kettering >
Corby > Market Harborough > Leicester > Loughborough > Beeston > Nottingham >
Langley Mill > Alfreton > Long Eaton > Derby > Willington > Burton-on-Trent >
Belper > Chesterfield > Dronfield > Sheffield > Meadowhall > Barnsley >
Doncaster > Wakefield Westgate > Leeds > York > Scarborough
For more specific train information see the appropriate airport transfer
section from the menu on the left of this page.