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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway

$24 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport to Luton Airport National Express / ...

$15 - $20

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Tamworth to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Take the bus from Central Railway Station to Airport Bus Station 99

$65 - $122

Night bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from Derby to Luton Airport National Express

$26 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Derby to London Luton Airport (LTN) 100.7 miles

$21 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take a town car from Derby to London Luton Airport 100.7 miles

$240 - $340

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

You can take a train from Derby to London Luton Airport (LTN) via Leicester in around 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to London Luton Airport (LTN) via East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) and East Midlands Airport in around 4 h 1 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Leicester
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
Train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $24
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Leicester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
West Midlands
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Tamworth to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Railway Station to Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from East Midlands Airport to Luton Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Derby to Luton Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Derby to London Luton Airport
Estimated price
$240 - $340

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Derby and London Luton Airport (LTN) is 138 km. The road distance is 161 km.

The cheapest way to get from Derby to London Luton Airport (LTN) is to bus which costs £10 - £15 and takes 4 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Derby to London Luton Airport (LTN) is to drive which takes 1 h 41 min and costs £16 - £24.

No, there is no direct train from Derby to London Luton Airport (LTN). However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Luton Airport Parkway via Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Derby and arriving at Luton Airport. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Derby to London Luton Airport (LTN), including transfers.

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