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

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Bus, train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Hitchin Rail Station 787
  2. Take the train from Hitchin to Cambridge
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Thetford

$33 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Cambridge National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge to Thetford National Express / ...

$15 - $21

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 13 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

$53 - $77

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford 70.3 miles

$15 - $22

Towncar  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take a town car from London Luton Airport to Thetford 70.3 miles

$180 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport London and arriving at Thetford via Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport Parkway and arriving at Thetford via London Kings Cross and Ely. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Thetford is 61 miles. The road distance is 70.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs £25 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford, including transfers.

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

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford 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 Thetford is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs £40 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £17 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford.
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  • Distance: 60.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford via London St Pancras International LL, London Kings Cross, and Ely in around 3 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford via Cambridge in around 3 h 50 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
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
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Ely
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
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 Hitchin Rail Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge to Thetford
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Thetford
Estimated price
$180 - $260

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

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Ely station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford.

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