There are 6 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Carlton by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Bedford
  2. Take the bus from Bedford Railway Station to Bedford, Bus Station (Bay H) 6 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Carlton, The Causeway (No 2 The Causeway) 25 / ...

$19 - $23

Cheapest option

Line 777 bus, bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 777 bus from Airport Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway 777 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road) X5
  3. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Carlton, The Playing Field (New Barns Farm track) 25 / ...

$17 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus, line 71 bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Bus Station to Hitchin, Hermitage Road
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Bedford, Bus Station (Icelands) 71 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Carlton, Rectory Close 25 / ...

$18 - $20

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Carlton 31.3 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Carlton 31.3 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  44 min

  1. Take a town car from London Luton Airport to Carlton 31.3 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Carlton is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Carlton is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) station to Carlton. However, there are services departing from Airport Bus Station and arriving at Carlton, The Playing Field (New Barns Farm track) via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and Bedford, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Carlton is 24 miles. The road distance is 31.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Carlton without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 58 min and costs £14 - £18.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Carlton, including transfers.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Carlton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Airport Bus Station.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Carlton bus services, operated by Grant Palmer, arrive at Carlton, The Playing Field (New Barns Farm track) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) to Carlton is 31 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Carlton.

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There are 278+ hotels available in Carlton. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Carlton.
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  • Distance: 23.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 min

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

You can take a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Carlton via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road), and Bedford, Bus Station in around 2 h 37 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Bedford
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 Luton Airport Parkway to Bedford
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 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 Railway Station to Bedford, Bus Station (Bay H)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bay E) to Carlton, The Causeway (No 8 The Causeway)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bay E) to Carlton, The Playing Field (New Barns Farm track)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Bedford, Bus Station (Icelands)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bay E) to Carlton, The Playing Field (New Barns Farm track)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford Railway Station to Bedford, Bus Station (Bay E)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Grant Palmer
Website
grantpalmer.com
Bus from Bedford Railway Station to Bedford, Bus Station (Bedford Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Website
grantpalmer.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Carlton, The Causeway (No 2 The Causeway)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Website
grantpalmer.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Carlton, The Playing Field (New Barns Farm track)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Website
grantpalmer.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Carlton, Rectory Close
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Website
grantpalmer.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 Airport Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Hitchin, Hermitage Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Carlton
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
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
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Carlton
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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