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There are 5 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Chester by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  3 h 31 min

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

$75 - $120

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Chester National Express

$19 - $25

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Leighton Buzzard to Birmingham International
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Chester

$71 - $115

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Chester 166 miles

$35 - $55

Bus, fly  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$90 - $299

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The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Chester is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Chester is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Chester. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport London and arriving at Chester via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Chester is 140 miles. The road distance is 166 miles.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Chester without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs £55 - £95.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Chester, including transfers.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Chester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Chester is to bus which takes 5 h 15 min and costs £14 - £20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £50 - £90 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Chester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chester station.

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Map of how to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Chester.
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  • Distance: 140 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

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

National Express operates a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Chester once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Chester via Luton Station Interchange, Leighton Buzzard, station, Leighton Buzzard, and Birmingham International in around 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Chester
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Chester
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) to Chester is 166 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Chester.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 412+ hotels available in Chester. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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