There are 6 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ely by bus, train, 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

Bus, train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from London Luton Airport to Hitchin Rail Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Hitchin to Cambridge

$23 - $66

Cheapest option

Bus, line 9 bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from London Luton Airport to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely, Market Street (Bus Station) 9 / ...

$17 - $19

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Ely

$36 - $60

Bus, train via Stevenage Railway Station  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Bus Station to Stevenage Railway Station 100|Sapphire
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Cambridge

$26 - $72

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ely 56.6 miles

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take a town car from London Luton Airport to Ely 56.6 miles

$160 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ely is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ely is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Ely is 45 miles. The road distance is 56.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ely, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ely station. However, there are services departing from London Luton Airport and arriving at Ely, Market Street (Bus Station) via Drummer St Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ely. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport Parkway and arriving at Ely via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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

You can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ely via London St Pancras International LL and London Kings Cross in around 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Ely via Cambridge Parkside and Drummer St Bus Station in around 3 h 24 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stevenage to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Ely
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Stevenage to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
greatnorthernrail.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 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
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 London Luton Airport to Hitchin Rail Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Luton Airport to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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 Stevenage Railway Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely, Market Street (Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Ely
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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