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from Stansted to Luton

You can get from Stansted to Luton by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Stansted to Luton on Dec 3 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00PMLondon, Stansted Airport1h40 08:40PMLuton, Bus Station
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$251One-way
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07:00PMLondon, Stansted Airport1h40 08:40PMLuton, Bus Station
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$251One-way
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09:30AMLondon, Stansted Airport1h55 11:25AMLuton, Bus Station
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$261One-way
03:30PMLondon, Stansted Airport2h10 05:40PMLuton, Bus Station
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$251One-way
12:30PMLondon, Stansted Airport1h55 02:25PMLuton, Bus Station
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$251One-way

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Thu
Dec 2
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$24National Express
Fri
Dec 3
$57Greater Anglia
$24National Express
Sat
Dec 4
$57Greater Anglia
$24National Express
Sun
Dec 5
$58Thameslink
$23National Express
Mon
Dec 6
$58Greater Anglia
$24National Express
Tue
Dec 7
$57Greater Anglia
$22National Express
Wed
Dec 8
$58Greater Anglia
$22National Express
Thu
Dec 9
$58Greater Anglia
$22National Express
Fri
Dec 10
$58Greater Anglia
$24National Express
Sat
Dec 11
$58Greater Anglia
$23National Express
Sun
Dec 12
$58Thameslink
$24National Express
Mon
Dec 13
$57Greater Anglia
$22National Express
Tue
Dec 14
$57Greater Anglia
$22National Express
Wed
Dec 15
$58Greater Anglia
$23National Express
Thu
Dec 16
$58Greater Anglia
$23National Express
Fri
Dec 17
$57Greater Anglia
$24National Express
Sat
Dec 18
$58Greater Anglia
$26National Express
Sun
Dec 19
$58Greater Anglia
$26National Express
Mon
Dec 20
$58Greater Anglia
$26National Express
Tue
Dec 21
$58Greater Anglia
$25National Express
Wed
Dec 22
$58Greater Anglia
$27National Express

Travel Information from Stansted to Luton

distanceDistance26 miles (42 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $66
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€20) • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $24 (€20) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Greater Anglia

Take a bus or train to travel 26 miles (42 km) to Luton from Stansted. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Greater Anglia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Stansted to Luton.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Stansted to Luton?

You can travel between Stansted and Luton 2 different ways: bus or train.

How do I get from Stansted to Luton the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel from Stansted to Luton is by taking a bus with an average price of $24 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Luton:

Taking a bus is about $42 (€35) less than taking a train, which costs on average $66 (€55) for this journey.

What is the quickest way to get from Stansted to Luton?

The quickest way to travel to Luton from Stansted is by bus, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 1 h 43 min.

How far is it from Stansted to Luton?

You should expect to travel around 26 miles (42 km) between Stansted and Luton.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Stansted to Luton?

The average frequency per day from Stansted to Luton is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Stansted and Luton as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Stansted? Where do I arrive in Luton?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Stansted to Luton:

  • Buses mostly leave from Stansted, London Stansted Airport and tend to arrive in Luton, Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Stansted Airport and arrive in Luton.
Which travel companies can get me from Stansted to Luton?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Stansted to Luton:

  • You can travel between Stansted and Luton by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $24 (€20) with National Express from Stansted to Luton.
  • You can go to Luton from Stansted by train with Greater Anglia. You'll see cheap train tickets for $66 (€55) with Greater Anglia from Stansted to Luton on Omio.
Can I travel directly to Luton from Stansted?

Yes, there are direct services available from Stansted to Luton with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct buses with National Express.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Luton as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Luton from Stansted.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Luton from Stansted ends?
Your trip from Stansted to Luton doesn't have to end in Luton. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Birmingham or Manchester to your Stansted to Luton tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Luton today!
How early should I purchase Stansted to Luton tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Stansted to Luton, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $24 (€20) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $66 (€55) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Stansted to Luton online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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