There are 5 ways to get from Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to Luton Airport Parkway

$6 - $15

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Line 81 bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 81 bus from Bedford, St John's Street (Rope Walk) to Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre 81

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN) 20.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN) 20.8 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  28 min

  1. Take a town car from Bedford to London Luton Airport 20.8 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN) is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN) is to train which costs £5 - £12 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN) station. However, there are services departing from Bedford, St John's Street (Rope Walk) and arriving at Airport Bus Station via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bedford and arriving at Luton Airport Parkway. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Bedford and London Luton Airport (LTN) is 18 miles. The road distance is 20.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN) without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs £5 - £12.

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The train from Bedford to Luton Airport Parkway takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN) bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Bedford, St John's Street (Rope Walk) station.

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Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN) train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Bedford station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN) is to train which takes 26 min and costs £5 - £12. Alternatively, you can line 81 bus, which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN).
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  • Distance: 18.1 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 26 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Stagecoach in Bedford operates a bus from Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN) hourly. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Bedford to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Single
$13 - $20
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, St John's Street (Rope Walk) to Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Jayride
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bedford to London Luton Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN) bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre station.

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Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Luton Airport Parkway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN) is 21 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Bedford to London Luton Airport (LTN).

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