There are 6 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Canterbury 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 via London St Pancras International LL  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$43 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport, Express Holiday Inn to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station 757
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 022 / ...

$21 - $25

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport to London Victoria Rail Station National Express
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Canterbury East

$38 - $55

Train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Gillingham (Kent)
  2. Take the train from Gillingham (Kent) to Canterbury East

$46 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Canterbury 100.3 miles

$21 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take a town car from London Luton Airport to Canterbury 100.3 miles

$240 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Canterbury is to bus which costs £15 - £19 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Canterbury is to drive which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £16 - £24.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Canterbury is 121 km. The road distance is 160 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Canterbury, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport, Express Holiday Inn and arriving at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport Parkway and arriving at Canterbury West via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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

You can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Canterbury via London St Pancras International LL and St Pancras International in around 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Canterbury via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 4 h 12 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from London Victoria to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport to London Victoria Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Canterbury
Estimated price
$240 - $330

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