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Recommended option

Train Greater Anglia  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Hitchin to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Thetford

$36 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport to Cambridge National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Thetford, Bus Interchange 727 / ...

$16 - $23

3 alternative options

Train Great Northern  •  2 h 54 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

$47 - $106

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

$190 - $270

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 Hitchin, St Mary's Square, Hitchin, Hermitage Road, Hitchin Railway Station, Hitchin, and Cambridge in around 2 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford via Cambridge and Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 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
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Ely
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greatnorthernrail.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
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Thetford, Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
$190 - $270

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Thetford is 97 km. The road distance is 112 km.

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.

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

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 2 h 54 min.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford, including transfers.