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Regular rail services to central London take as little as 21 minutes with East Midlands Trains and 25 minutes with First Capital Connect
Other destinations include the south coast, the Midlands and northern England.
A shuttle bus service operates to and from Luton Airport Parkway Station, this is normally a 10 minute trip from the airport terminal building. The service runs every ten minutes between 05:00 and midnight and also connects with all trains calling at Luton Airport Parkway overnight, please check train times for details.
Rail passengers will be able to purchase through tickets to London Luton Airport. Those passengers arriving at Luton Airport Parkway station without a through ticket to the Airport and who wish to use the shuttle bus will pay an Excess Charge of £1.60 each way if they arrive at the station by train.
Passengers arriving at the airport or at the station without purchasing a rail ticket will pay a bus fare of £1.60 single, £2.70 Standard Open Return (children pay half price), cash only, no credit/debit cards.
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The Thameslink Programme
The Thameslink Programme is a major investment in improving rail services in and through London. Whilst it has some fantastic new benefits including more trains, more seats and more destinations, in the shorter term it will have some significant impact on the First Capital Connect Thameslink route services to London Luton Airport.
If you travel to the airport, or intend to travel, by train then we recommend you check out www.thameslinkprogramme.co.uk and register to receive regular e-mail updates.
First Capital Connect
First Capital Connect operates a fast, frequent service direct between central London and Luton Airport Parkway train station. Luton Airport Parkway is around 25 minutes away from St. Pancras international station.
When you land at London Luton Airport, catch the Luton Airport shuttle bus from outside the terminal at Bay 1. This will take you to Luton Airport Parkway station in around 10 minutes where you can catch a First Capital Connect train southbound into London and on to Brighton, or northbound towards Bedford.
For more information about First Capital Connect services please visit www.firstcapitalconnect.co.uk
Rail connections map can be downloaded from the bottom of this page.
East Midlands Trains
East Midlands Trains operates services from London to the East Midlands and Yorkshire. Its London terminal is St Pancras International.
Service to/from London Luton Airport Parkway can take as little as 21 minutes.
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