There are 6 ways to get from Luton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by train, bus, taxi, 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

Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 1-3 Heathrow Express

$47 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus, line 724 bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Watford Junction Railway Station 321|Sapphire
  2. Take the line 724 bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724

$14 - $16

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Luton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 35.8 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Luton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 35.8 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from Luton to London Heathrow Airport 35.8 miles

$130 - $180

What companies run services between Luton, England and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

You can take a train from Luton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) via West Hampstead Thameslink, West Hampstead Underground Station, Baker Street Underground Station, Paddington Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Luton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Watford Junction Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Taxi from Luton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Jayride
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Luton to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $180

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Luton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)?

The distance between Luton and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 46 km. The road distance is 57 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Luton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)?

The cheapest way to get from Luton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Luton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)?

The quickest way to get from Luton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to taxi which takes 39 min and costs £130 - £160.

Is there a direct bus between Luton and London Heathrow Airport (LHR)?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luton Airport and arriving at Heathrow Airport London. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Luton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)?

It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Luton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.