There are 10 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to York by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  2 h 51 min

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

$38 - $170

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express

$26 - $35

8 alternative options

Bus, train LNER  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Bus Station to Stevenage Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Doncaster
  3. Take the train from Doncaster to York

$42 - $122

Bus National Express, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange 240
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to York

$55 - $102

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to York 181.9 miles

$35 - $60

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from London Luton Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to York

$78 - $241

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from London Luton Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to York

$103 - $306

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from London Luton Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to York

$94 - $366

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to York

$130 - $405

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to York

$123 - $334

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to York is to bus which costs £20 - £28 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to York is to train which costs £29 - £140 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and York is 147 miles. The road distance is 181.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to York, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) station to York. However, there are services departing from Airport Bus Station and arriving at York, Blossom Street (Odeon Building) via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to York. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport Parkway and arriving at York via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to York is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs £29 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £28 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to York bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station).

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Map of how to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to York.
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  • Distance: 147.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to York via London St Pancras International LL and London Kings Cross in around 2 h 51 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to York every 2 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
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
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
36 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
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
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$21 - $30
Train from Sheffield to York
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $90
Train from Stevenage to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$18 - $28
1st Class
$35 - $50
Grand Central
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Stevenage to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Super Off-Peak Single
$65 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $100
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Train from Sheffield to York
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Manchester Airport to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Stevenage Railway Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Luton Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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