There are 10 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to City of Lancaster by train, bus, car or plane

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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 9 min

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

$138 - $269

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Preston, Lancashire National Express

$26 - $34

8 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 57 min

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

$119 - $189

Train via Nottingham  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster

$61 - $162

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to City of Lancaster 214.5 miles

$45 - $70

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 12 min

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

$94 - $301

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

$123 - $432

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

$104 - $277

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport to Heathrow Airport London
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  4. Take the train from Carlisle to Lancaster

$124 - $401

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport to Heathrow Airport London
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster

$104 - $251

What companies run services between London Luton Airport (LTN), England and City of Lancaster, England?

You can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to City of Lancaster via London St Pancras International LL and London Euston in around 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to City of Lancaster every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 55 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
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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
21 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
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $220
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and City of Lancaster is 291 km. The road distance is 343 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to City of Lancaster is to bus which costs £19 - £26 and takes 7 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to City of Lancaster is to drive which takes 3 h 32 min and costs £30 - £50.

No, there is no direct train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport Parkway and arriving at Lancaster via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Airport Bus Station and arriving at Lancaster City Centre, Queens Square (Queens Square A6 North) via Milton Keynes Coachway and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 42). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to City of Lancaster, including transfers.