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 Virgin Trains East Coast  •  2 h 49 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 - $199

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Leeds National Express

$27 - $36

8 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 20 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

$45 - $127

Train East Midlands Trains  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to York

$88 - $137

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 17 min

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

$79 - $246

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport to Heathrow Airport London
  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  •  5 h

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

$95 - $371

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 22 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

$132 - $437

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  6 h 10 min

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

$134 - $382

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 49 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to York every 2 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 5 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 20 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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
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
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Train from Luton to York
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Single
$120 - $180
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $28
Train from Leeds 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
$16 - $24
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
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
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from London Kings Cross to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $95
Train from Stevenage to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$24 - $35
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$19 - $30
1st Class
$35 - $55
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 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Super Off-Peak Single
$65 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from Manchester Airport to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
Hourly
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 to Leeds
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and York is 236 km. The road distance is 291 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to York is to bus which costs £20 - £28 and takes 5 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to York is to train which takes 2 h 49 min and costs £28 - £150.

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 49 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to York. However, there are services departing from Airport Bus Station and arriving at York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) via Milton Keynes Coachway and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to York, including transfers.