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

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Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Bus Station to St Margaret's Bus Station 240 / ...

$16 - $22

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Leicester 74.9 miles

$16 - $24

Towncar  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a town car from London Luton Airport to Leicester 74.9 miles

$200 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Leicester is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Leicester is to train which costs £25 - £40 and takes 55 min.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Leicester is 62 miles. The road distance is 74.9 miles.

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The train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester takes 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Airport Bus Station station and arriving at St Margaret's Bus Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luton Airport Parkway and arriving at Leicester. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Leicester hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Leicester every 4 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $24
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
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 Airport Bus Station to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Leicester
Estimated price
$200 - $280

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