The quick and easy connection to your next adventure
London Luton Airport is the gateway to a wide range of UK and global destinations. It’s easy to reach by train, so you can get that holiday feeling sooner.
Travel from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport by train in as little as 32 minutes every 30 minutes on the Luton Airport Express.
Getting to London Luton Airport on the Luton Airport Express
The Luton Airport Express is connected by EMR and takes you direct to Luton Airport Parkway station where the new Luton DART shuttle will speed you to the airport in under four minutes.
Trains from London St Pancras run every 30 minutes and you can arrive at Luton Airport in as little as 32 minutes. Find out more about getting to Luton Airport.
The Luton DART is currently in soft launch phase ahead of formally going live. As a result, current journey times shown are for the shuttle bus which will remain in operation. Improved journey time will be updated once the Luton DART is fully operational.
During this time the shuttle bus from Luton Airport Parkway station to the airport terminal will remain in operation. The bus runs daily every 10 minutes between 05:00 and 00:00 and the journey takes around 10 minutes.
Tickets for the Luton Airport Express
Simply enter Luton Airport as your departure or destination station when you book to get a combined train and Luton DART ticket for a seamless journey to and from the airport. Fares from London start at just £10 one-way. Find out more about tickets on the Luton Airport Express.
To keep the cost of your train journey down, book ahead with an Advance fare for travel between London St Pancras International and Luton Airport.
When does the Luton Airport Express run?
Heading to Luton Airport
On weekdays the Luton Airport Express runs before 06:00 from Monday to Saturday and there's a half-hourly service until late. On Sundays, trains start at 12:14 and run until 22:12. See the Luton Airport Express timetable.
Heading to London St Pancras International
From the airport, the Luton Airport Express leaves Luton Airport Parkway station just after 05:30 on weekdays and trains depart every 30 minutes throughout the day from Monday to Saturday. On Sundays, services run from 12:28 to 21:58. View the Luton Airport Express timetable.
The Luton DART
The Luton DART runs between Luton Airport and Luton Airport Parkway station 24 hours a day. Shuttles leave up to every four minutes at peak times.
Digital tickets are a great way to make train travel more convenient and can be used on our routes. A digital ticket is a rail ticket that can be loaded onto Smartcards, mobile phones in the form of a e-ticket, accessed via e-mail or printed at home. Find out more about digital tickets.
How to buy tickets
Buy combined train and bus tickets to Luton Airport via Luton Airport Parkway online, from our ticket vending machines or at any station ticket office.