How do I get from Gatwick to Luton Airport?

How do I get from Gatwick to Luton Airport?

There is no train station at Luton Airport so you have to take a short 5 minute shuttle to the passenger terminal using a bus shuttle that runs every 10 minutes. The journey time to Gatwick Airport from Luton is around 80 minutes. There are up to four Thameslink trains an hour between Luton and Gatwick Airport.

Is Gatwick or Luton closer to London?

Luton (LTN) Like Gatwick and Stansted, London’s fourth airport, at Luton, is nearly 30 miles from the city center. The latter is the nearest station to the airport, with all passengers required to take a shuttle bus to the terminal. This adds 10 to 15 minutes to all journey times.

Is it better to fly into Gatwick or Luton?

For convenience and timings, I’d say Gatwick even though they are both on the same train line which goes through the centre of London (50 minutes to St. Pancras). Luton is more of a low-cost, no frills hub and is much smaller than Gatwick. I would go with Luton but see which airport has the cheapest fares.

Can you fly from Luton to Gatwick?

Coach from Luton Airport to Gatwick Airport Travel from Luton Airport to Gatwick Airport from as little as £20 one-way*, and say goodbye to expensive inter-airport travel.

How do I get from Gatwick to Heathrow?

The National Express Heathrow – Gatwick bus service is the only direct public transport between the two airports. The only alternative direct option is to take a taxi or a private car service. Although the bus service is the only direct public transport between Heathrow and Gatwick airports it is not the cheapest.

Which airport is closest to London Gatwick Luton or Stansted?

Map of airports near London

Airport Distance (miles) Distance (km)
C London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 25.1 40.4
D Luton Airport (LTN) 27.4 44.1
E London Stansted Airport (STN) 30.3 48.7
F London Southend Airport (SEN) 35.6 57.3

Which airport is better Luton or Stansted?

Luton is smaller and less walking to get to the gates. Stansted is easiest to get to London with direct trains and 2 coach routes. Luton requires a shuttle bus to get to the rail station. I wouldn’t be too bothered which I chose and would go with ease of flight rather than travel to/from the airport.

Is the Luton airport shuttle free?

If your ticket is from Luton Airport Parkway (LTN), you can pay the Shuttle Bus fare separately. The prices are £2.40 for a Single, £3.80 for a Standard Open Return. Children between 5 and 15 travel half price, and under 5s go free. The Shuttle Bus accepts both cash and contactless payments.

How do I get from Stansted to Gatwick?


  1. Take the Stansted Express train to London Liverpool Street. This journey will take 45 minutes.
  2. Transfer to London Victoria by either taking a bus, taxi or the London Underground.
  3. On arrival at Victoria, take the Gatwick Express train to Gatwick Airport. This journey will take 30 minutes.

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