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

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

Bus, train  •  2 h 52 min

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

$32 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 29 min

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

$15 - $21

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 57 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

$45 - $75

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 - £18 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 - £18 and takes 1 h 16 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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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford. However, there are services departing from London Luton Airport and arriving at Thetford via Cambridge Parkside. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 29 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 2 h 57 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 52 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 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Thetford via Cambridge Parkside in around 3 h 29 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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Ely
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $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
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Luton Airport to Hitchin Rail Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Luton Airport to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Thetford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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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