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There are 6 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Croydon by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Map of how to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Croydon.
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  • Distance: 36.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

What companies run services between London Luton Airport (LTN), England and Croydon, England?

Thameslink operates a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Croydon every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $21 - $29 and the journey takes 1 hour 11 minutes. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Croydon every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 1 hour 15 minutes.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Luton Airport, Express Holiday Inn to Marble Arch
Avg. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$220 - $260
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Jayride
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Croydon
Estimated price
$150 - $220

How far is it from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Croydon?

The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Croydon is 58 km. The road distance is 70 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Croydon?

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Croydon is to drive which costs £8 and takes 1 hour 3 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Croydon?

The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Croydon is to taxi which takes 1 hour 3 minutes and costs £190.

Is there a direct train between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Croydon?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luton Airport Parkway and arriving at East Croydon. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 hour 11 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Croydon?

No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Croydon. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport, Express Holiday Inn and arriving at Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent via Marble Arch Station Park Lane and Tulse Hill, Thurlow Park Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 hours 34 minutes.

How long does it take to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Croydon?

The train from Luton Airport Parkway to East Croydon takes 1 hour 11 minutes including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.