There are 4 ways to get from Basildon to Luton by train, subway, bus or car

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Train, Tube  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to West Ham
  2. Take the Tube from West Ham Underground Station to Blackfriars Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Farringdon to Luton

$27 - $38

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Bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X10
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Luton Airport London National Express / ...

$23 - $31

2 alternative options

Tube, bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the Tube from Upminster Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station District
  2. Take the bus from Victoria to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 757

$24 - $29

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Luton 55.3 miles

$11 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Luton is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basildon to Luton is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basildon station to Luton. However, there are services departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and arriving at Luton Airport London via Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Basildon and Luton is 43 miles. The road distance is 55.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Luton without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £20 - £29.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Basildon to Luton, including transfers.

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Basildon to Luton bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn).

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Basildon to Luton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Luton Airport London station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basildon to Luton is 55 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Basildon to Luton.

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There are 305+ hotels available in Luton. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 43.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

What companies run services between Basildon, England and Luton, England?

You can take a bus from Basildon to Luton via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) and Stansted Airport London in around 3 h 21 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to West Ham
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Ham Underground Station to Blackfriars Underground Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Upminster Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Victoria to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Website
firstgroup.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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