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There are 5 ways to get from Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN) by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London

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Train

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN)

Drive

  1. Drive from Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Luton to London Stansted Airport
Luton → London Stansted Airport (STN)
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The cost-effective way to get from Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus, which costs £5 - £7 and takes 1h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luton Airport London and arriving at Stansted Airport London. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Stansted Airport via King's Cross St. Pancras station and Tottenham Hale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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The distance between Luton and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 29 miles. The road distance is 40.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to bus which takes 1h 30m and costs £5 - £7.

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The bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London takes 1h 30m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Luton Airport London station.

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Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Luton station.

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The best way to get from Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which takes 1h 30m and costs £5 - £7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £29 - £140 and takes 1h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 29.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 30m

What companies run services between Luton, England and London Stansted Airport (STN), England?

National Express operates a bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London 4 times a day. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Tottenham Hale station, and Tottenham Hale in around 1h 39m.

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100
RiDE TAXIS
Phone
+44 1582 262626
Luton Town Taxis
Phone
+44 1582 244002
Website
lttaxis.com
Luton Taxis
Phone
+44 1582 735 555
A1 24 Hour Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242 424
Website
a124hourtaxisluton.blogspot.com
1ST Airport Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 334444
Website
1stairporttaxis.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Luton to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport London station.

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Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by Stansted Express, arrive at Stansted Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 40 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Luton to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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