There are 5 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Luton by train, bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train East Midlands Trains  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford International DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Luton

$18 - $36

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Luton

$21 - $29

Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Lisson Grove, Dorset Square Baker Street Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 757 / ...

$20 - $22

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Luton 51.6 miles

$11 - $16

Towncar  •  58 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Luton 51.6 miles

$160 - $230

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Luton, England?

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Luton via Stratford International DLR Station, Stratford International, St Pancras International, and London St Pancras International in around 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, Green Line (operated by Arriva) operates a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Luton every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford International DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Lisson Grove, Dorset Square Baker Street Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Luton
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Luton is 53 km. The road distance is 82 km.

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Luton is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 58 min.

The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Luton is to drive which takes 58 min and costs £8 - £12.

No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) to Luton. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Luton via Stratford International and London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Luton, including transfers.

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