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Heathrow Airport to Luton Airport

From £18 one-way*

Duration: 45 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 16 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 Heathrow to Luton Airport

Enjoy direct travel from Heathrow Airport to Luton Airport from £18 one-way*, and say goodbye to expensive inter-airport travel.

With up to 16 services per day, a guaranteed seat and lots of luggage room, you can travel more and pay less with National Express.

Heathrow to Luton Airport journey information
Fastest journey time 45 mins
Cheapest price From £18 *
Distance (approx) 55km
No. of stops 0 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 6:40am/23:00pm

Our Heathrow to Luton Airport services and stops

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

230 coach towards Nottingham

Our 230 service travels up to 6 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Luton Airport Bus Station


240 coach towards Bradford

Our 240 service travels up to 2 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Luton Airport Bus Station

707 coach towards Birmingham

Our 707 service travels up to 8 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Hemel Hempstead
  • Luton Airport Bus Station

Heathrow to Luton Airport route map


You can take two 20kg suitcases and one item of hand luggage per adult on our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.

View our luggage policy 

Departing from Heathrow Airport

Our coaches travel between Heathrow Airport and Luton Airport up to 13 times per day. While you're waiting for your coach, Heathrow Airport has many great facilities for you to enjoy.

Facilities near to the stop include a wide assortment of cafes, shops and restaurants, as well as rest areas, toilet facilities, cash machines and ticket machines.

Arrival and Departure information: 

Terminal 2 & 3: Coaches arrive and depart from the Heathrow Central Bus Station.

Terminal 4: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 4.

Terminal 5: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 5.

Arriving at Luton Airport

To ensure a stress-free travel experience we recommend you get to the airport at least 3 hours before your scheduled flight departure time.

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, supermarkets, newsagents and more.

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

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Heathrow to Luton Airport?

The first coach leaves from Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station at 6.40am, arriving at Luton Airport Bus Station at 7.50am.

When is the last coach from Heathrow to Luton Airport?

The last coach leaves from Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station at 23.00pm, arriving at Luton Airport Bus Station at 23.45pm.

How much is the coach from Heathrow to Luton Airport?

A one-way journey from Heathrow to Luton Airport is available from £18*.

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

Our fastest coach journeys from Heathrow to Luton Airport take 45 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Heathrow 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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