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Gatwick Airport to Luton Airport

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Duration: 2 hrs 20 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 9 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Gatwick Airport to Luton Airport

Travel direct from Gatwick Airport to Luton Airport, and say goodbye to expensive inter-airport travel.

With up to 9 services each day, a guaranteed seat and lots of luggage room, you can travel more and pay less with National Express.

Gatwick to Luton journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 20 mins
Cheapest price From £17 *
Distance (approx) 114km
No. of stops 2 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 6:15am/22:45pm

Our Gatwick to Luton Airport services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

230 coach towards Derby

Our 230 service travels up to 9 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Gatwick Airport (South)
  • Gatwick Airport (North)
  • Heathrow Airport (Terminal 5) Bus & Coach Station
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Luton Airport

Gatwick to Luton route map


You can bring 1x large suitcase (or 2x medium cases) & 1x soft hand luggage item onboard our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.

View our luggage policy 

Departing from Gatwick Airport

Our coaches travel between Gatwick and Luton airports 10 times per day, meaning you'll never have to wait too long for your next coach.

To pass the time until your coach or flight, Gatwick is home to dozens of fantastic facilities to keep you busy. Within a five minute walk from the terminal, you'll find newsagents, restaurants and other stores including coffee shops and more.

Take a look at our Gatwick Airport facilities pages for more information:

Arriving at Luton Airport

Time to spare between journeys? Luton Airport is packed with facilities to help you pass the time. Within a five-minute walk of the terminal, you'll find eateries and coffee shops, supermarkets, along with newsagents and more.

Take a look at our Luton Airport facilities page for more information.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Gatwick to Luton Airport?

The first coach leaves from Gatwick North Terminal at 6.15am, arriving at Luton Airport at 8.35am.

When is the last coach from Gatwick to Luton Airport?

The last coach leaves from Gatwick North Terminal at 22.45pm, arriving at Luton Airport at 0.55am.

How much is the coach from Gatwick to Luton Airport?

A one-way journey from Gatwick to Luton is available from £17*.

How long does the coach take from Gatwick to Luton Airport?

Our fastest coach journey from Gatwick to Luton takes 2 hrs 10 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Gatwick to Luton Airport?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.


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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 3 June 2024 for travel between 3 June 2024 - 30 September 2024.

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