There are 4 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Essex by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$36 - $51

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Bus, line 133 bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133

$18 - $25

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Essex 59.5 miles

$12 - $19

Towncar  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take a town car from London Luton Airport to Essex 59.5 miles

$170 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Essex is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Essex is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Essex. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport London and arriving at Black Notley, Brain Valley Avenue via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Essex is 41 miles. The road distance is 59.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Essex without a car is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs £27 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Essex, including transfers.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Essex bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Luton Airport London station.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Essex is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs £27 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus and line 133 bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Essex bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) to Essex is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Essex.

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  • Distance: 41.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Essex via Farringdon, Farringdon Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Essex via Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
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 Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Essex
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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