There are 5 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Poole by train, bus, night bus or car

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  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Poole

$51 - $112

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to POOLE, Dorset National Express / ...

$21 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport to London Golders Green National Express
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Poole

$44 - $73

Night bus, bus, train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the night bus from Airport Bus Station to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) 737
  2. Take the bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) 800 / ...
  3. Take the train from Reading to Bournemouth

$64 - $101

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Poole 128.2 miles

$27 - $40

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

You can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Poole via West Hampstead Thameslink, West Hampstead Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Poole via Heathrow Airport London in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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
Train from Reading to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Airport Bus Station to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Carousel Buses

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Poole is 171 km. The road distance is 205 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Poole is to bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 4 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Poole is to drive which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £20 - £30.

No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Poole. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport and arriving at POOLE, Dorset via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Poole, including transfers.