How to get from Reading to London Luton Airport (LTN)

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Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway

$30 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from High Wycombe to Luton Airport National Express / ...

$15 - $22

4 alternative options

Bus via Heathrow Airport London  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures X25
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Luton Airport National Express / ...

$21 - $24

Bus, night bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Coachway X80|Regatta
  2. Take the night bus from High Wycombe, Coachway to Airport Bus Station 737

$16 - $20

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Reading to London Luton Airport (LTN) 56.9 miles

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  59 min

  1. Take a town car from Reading to London Luton Airport 56.9 miles

$170 - $240

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

You can take a bus from Reading to London Luton Airport (LTN) via Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures and Heathrow Airport London in around 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
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
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
RailAir
Website
railair.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Luton Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from High Wycombe, Coachway to Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from High Wycombe to Luton Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Carousel Buses
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Carousel Buses
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Reading to London Luton Airport
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Reading and London Luton Airport (LTN) is 62 km. The road distance is 91 km.

The cheapest way to get from Reading to London Luton Airport (LTN) is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Reading to London Luton Airport (LTN) is to drive which takes 59 min and costs £9 - £14.

No, there is no direct bus from Reading to London Luton Airport (LTN). However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) and arriving at Luton Airport via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Reading to London Luton Airport (LTN), including transfers.