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Luton to London bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$8.49
Shortest Duration0h 40m
Trips per day132
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Luton to London cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Luton to London were $11.30.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Luton to London is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 25 days out, tickets are on average $5.27 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Luton to London?

The distance between Luton and London is approximately 28.56 miles, or 45.96 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 1 hour and 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 40 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Luton to London?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Luton to London by bus is usually on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Monday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Luton to London?

On average there are 132 scheduled bus trips per day. Megabus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Luton to London, with an average of 143.308 trips per day and 621 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Luton to London. Of the 132 trips there are 123 trips that are direct connections to London.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Luton to London start at $20.10.

2 carriers offer Luton to London bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from Luton to London from $15.24. There are 143.307692 trips per day offered by Megabus from Luton to London and you can expect on average to pay $16.07 for a Megabus ticket to London. In Luton, Megabus departs to London from Bus Station and one other station. In London, Megabus arrives at Marble Arch Station Park Lane (Stop R) and one other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Luton to London takes 1 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to London in 0 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 150 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $15.92 for a weekend trip to London.

Avg. Time
1h 25m
Avg. Price
$16.07

National Express

Book National Express from Luton to London from $8.49. There are 18.769231 trips per day offered by National Express from Luton to London and you can expect on average to pay $22.65 for a National Express ticket to London. In Luton, National Express departs to London from Luton Airport and 2 other stations. In London, National Express arrives at Victoria Coach Station and 25 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Luton to London takes 2 hours and 21 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to London in 0 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 8.4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $21.64 for a weekend trip to London.

Avg. Time
2h 21m
Avg. Price
$22.65

Plan your next adventure

There are 4 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to London will depart from these stations in Luton:
  • Bus Station
  • Luton Airport
  • Luton Airport
  • Challney
Buses arrive in London at 15 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in London for trips arriving from Luton:
  • Marble Arch Station Park Lane (Stop R)
  • Victoria Grn Line Coach Sta
  • Victoria Coach Station
  • Golders Green
  • London Shoreditch
  • Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital (Stop B)
  • 471 Bethnal Green Rd
  • 235 Finchley Rd
  • High Rd
  • 145-155 A11
  • 40 New Kent Rd
  • Lauriston Rd 128
  • Finchley Rd & Frognal
  • Dunton Rd (Stop WN)
  • Liverpool St Station

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