There are 6 ways to get from Margate to London Luton Airport (LTN) by train, bus, 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  •  2 h 14 min

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

$55 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Margate, Marine Terrace (Beach) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Luton Airport National Express

$21 - $30

4 alternative options

Train via Gillingham (Kent)  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Margate to Gillingham (Kent)
  2. Take the train from Gillingham (Kent) to Luton Airport Parkway

$55 - $79

Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Margate, Cecil Square to Canterbury, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury to London 007
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Airport, Express Holiday Inn 757

$24 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Margate to London Luton Airport (LTN) 115.4 miles

$24 - $40

Towncar  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take a town car from Margate to London Luton Airport 115.4 miles

$280 - $390

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

You can take a train from Margate to London Luton Airport (LTN) via St Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Margate to London Luton Airport (LTN) via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd, Elephant & Castle Underground Station, Golders Green Underground Station, and London Golders Green in around 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Margate to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Margate to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Margate, Marine Terrace (Beach) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Luton Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Margate, Cecil Square to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Airport, Express Holiday Inn
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Margate to London Luton Airport
Estimated price
$280 - $390

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Margate to London Luton Airport (LTN)?

The distance between Margate and London Luton Airport (LTN) is 134 km. The road distance is 185 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Margate to London Luton Airport (LTN)?

The cheapest way to get from Margate to London Luton Airport (LTN) is to bus which costs £17 - £19 and takes 4 h 18 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Margate to London Luton Airport (LTN)?

The quickest way to get from Margate to London Luton Airport (LTN) is to drive which takes 1 h 58 min and costs £17 - £26.

Is there a direct train between Margate and London Luton Airport (LTN)?

No, there is no direct train from Margate to London Luton Airport (LTN). However, there are services departing from Margate and arriving at Luton Airport Parkway via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

Is there a direct bus between Margate and London Luton Airport (LTN)?

No, there is no direct bus from Margate to London Luton Airport (LTN). However, there are services departing from Margate, Cecil Square and arriving at Luton Airport, Express Holiday Inn via Canterbury and Victoria, Green Line Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

How long does it take to get from Margate to London Luton Airport (LTN)?

It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Margate to London Luton Airport (LTN), including transfers.