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Information and transfers page
How to get from Luton Airport to Gatwick Airport:
Luton airport is not directly served by a station. The nearest
station is Luton Airport Parkway. Once at the station you are
transferred by the free Luton Airport Express Shuttlebus to the
airport. The shuttlebus stops almost outside the terminal building
at Luton as the coach terminus area is located adjacent to the
terminal. Transfer takes around 10 minutes.
First Capital Connect
Thameslink operate a direct service between Luton Airport Parkway and
The route is:
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 >
Carshalton > SUTTON > EAST CROYDON > Redhill > GATWICK AIRPORT
The ride takes around 80-85 minutes. Cost is from
£19.30 one-way adult
Trains run up to every 15 minutes at peak during the day and half
hourly/hourly off peak. Service is near 24 hours.
operate two routes between
Luton and Gatwick
Airports. These run from 01.40 till 23.35. Service intervals are
between every 100-120 minutes. Each of the below routes have an
230 - Luton Bus Terminal > Heathrow Central Bus Station > Heathrow
Terminal 4 > Gatwick North > Gatwick South
707 - Luton Bus Terminal > Hemel Hempstead > Heathrow Central Bus
Station > Heathrow Terminal 4 > Gatwick North > Gatwick South
The ride takes around 135-160 minutes. Cost is from
from £20 (single), £40 (return) (£1 booking fee)standard adult
Information for National Express Gatwick to Luton
Cheap Option via London Victoria
travellers often look for is a transfer that will allow them time to stay or
explore London on-route or simply the cheapest means of travel between Luton
Airport and Gatwick Airport. Both of those requirements can be covered by using
the National Express or Greenline coaches from Luton Airport to Victoria and
then the National Express coach to Gatwick.
Coach from Luton Airport to Victoria journey time is around 60 minutes.
£3.95 and £10
National Express from Victoria to Gatwick takes approximately 65 to 105 minutes
at a cost of from £8 .
Total journey time is about 125-165 minutes. Total cost is £12 to £8
This option must be pre-booked. Expect to pay around
Please note this figure can vary greatly between companies.
Several local companies operate from Luton. The Taxi rank is along the side
of the terminal next to the shirt term car park.
Alpha Taxis Luton
Cabco Taxis Luton
Luton Taxi Association
All their drivers carry photographic identity cards issued by Luton
Borough Council. Taxis all have wheelchair access and you can pay by
cash or credit card.
Travel by road is best travelled via the M25. On
leaving Leaving follow the signs follow for the M1 motorway South
towards London. Once on the M1 you will stay on this motorway for
some 12 miles. Come off at the M25 Anti-clockwise section and
towards Heathrow and the M4. Stay on the M25 for around 49 miles and
come off at the M23 South bound towards bright and Gatwick Airport.
Stay on the M23 for around 10 miles until you see the sign for
Expect your journey by car/taxi/minicab to take
Expect your coach journey to Luton Airport to take 135-160 minutes.
Expect your Train + Shuttlebus ride to take 90-95 minutes
The distance from Luton Airport to Gatwick Airport is 72 miles/115 km via the M25 or 52
miles/84 km in a straight line.