Luton Airport

Luton airport is just 25 minutes from London by train as well as just over an hour from Leicester and provides a gateway to many exciting destinations.  Luton Airport Parkway is just a ten minute shuttle bus ride from the terminal of Luton Airport and provides an easy and convenient way travel to and from the airport.

Getting to Luton Airport by Train

Luton Airport is easily accessible via train with regular train services calling at Luton Parkway Station.  Once at the station, a shuttle bus operates every ten minutes from the station to the airport between 0500 and 0000 daily, providing a convenient link between the station and airport.  Plus, with hourly East Midlands Trains services taking just 25 minutes from London St Pancras to Luton Parkway and just under one hour from Leicester, travelling by train to Luton Airport is extremely convenient.

Train Tickets

If you’re looking to keep the costs of your travel down then make the most of our Advance fares and book your train journey as early as possible to get the best fares.  Alternatively, if you’re looking for more flexibility with your train travel then Anytime and Off-Peak tickets are also available to buy.  You can also make your travel to Luton Airport more convenient with a through ticket to Luton Airport, meaning that you can buy your train ticket and shuttle bus ticket at the same time; just enter London Luton Airport as your destination when booking your train tickets online or at a Ticket Vending Machine, or ask for a single or return ticket to London Luton Airport at the Ticket Office, and simply use your train ticket to board the shuttle bus.  If you do not opt to include your shuttle bus ticket in your train ticket, then you are still able to pay to board the shuttle bus.  A single trip on the shuttle bus costs £1.60 per person and a Standard Open Return can be purchased for just £2.70.

To purchase your train tickets to or from Luton Airport or Luton Parkway, simply book online at or visit any Ticket Office.              

Take a look at our tips for travelling to the airport by train