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

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Train  •  2 h 23 min

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

$54 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Margate National Express / ...

$18 - $27

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Margate 115.2 miles

$24 - $40

Towncar  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take a town car from London Luton Airport to Margate 115.2 miles

$260 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Margate is to bus which costs £13 - £21 and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Margate is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Margate. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport London and arriving at Margate via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Margate. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport Parkway and arriving at Margate via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Margate is 84 miles. The road distance is 115.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Margate without a car is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Margate, including transfers.

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

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Margate train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Luton Airport Parkway station.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Margate is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs £40 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £21 and takes 5 h.

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Map of how to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Margate.
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  • Distance: 83.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Margate via London St Pancras International LL and St Pancras International in around 2 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Margate via London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
Southeastern
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Margate
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Luton Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
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Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Margate
Estimated price
$260 - $360

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

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Margate train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Margate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) to Margate is 115 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Margate.

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