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Peterborough to Luton Airport

From £14.40 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 5 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 6 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 Peterborough to Luton Airport

Our coaches travel from Peterborough to Luton Airport Bus Station up to 6 times a day, with one-way fares starting from £14.40*.

Enjoy a guaranteed seat with every booking, free Wi-Fi, a generous luggage allowance and more, so you can travel in style for less.

Peterborough to Luton journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 5 mins
Cheapest price From £14.40 *
Distance (approx) 109km
No. of stops 3 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 1:30am/18:30pm

Our Peterborough to Luton Airport services and stops

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

788 coach towards Heathrow

Our 788 service travels up to 6 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Peterborough Queensgate Bus Station
  • Cambridge (Parkside)
  • Cambridge (Trumpington Park & Ride)
  • Hitchin Town
  • Luton Airport Bus Station


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 Peterborough

Queensgate Bus Station is conveniently located in the heart of the city, right next to the Queengate Shopping Centre. This means starting your journey off couldn't be easier, especially if you are connecting from Peterborough Rail Station, which is only a 6-minute walk away. 

Many local bus services also utilise the station, as well as a nearby taxi rank.

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.

Luton has plenty of facilities to greet you on your way in from Stansted. Whether you need a fresh coffee, want to pick up a paper or just charge your phone, you'll be all set for the next part of your journey.

For more information please visit our Luton Airport page.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Peterborough to Luton?

The first coach leaves from Peterborough Queensgate Bus Station at 1.30am, arriving at Luton Airport Bus Station at 3.35am.

When is the last coach from Peterborough to Luton?

The last coach leaves from Peterborough Queensgate Bus Station at 18.30pm, arriving at Luton Airport Bus Station at 20.45pm.

How much is the coach from Peterborough to Luton?

A one-way journey from Peterborough to Luton Airport is available from £14.40*.

How long does the coach take from Peterborough to Luton?

Our fastest coach journeys from Peterborough to Luton Airport take 2 hrs 5 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Peterborough to Luton?

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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