Planned rail strikes on 1, 5 & 8 October - We expect our services to be busier than usual and recommend you buy tickets in advance. For more information, please visit our service updates page.

 

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Reading to Luton Airport

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Departures: up to 5 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 Reading to Luton Airport

Travel from Reading to Luton Airport today on coaches running day and night.

Plus, with a guaranteed seat when you book, a free Wi-Fi service, and a generous luggage allowance, you can travel with confidence once again. Order your tickets now using the blue journey planner above.

Please note: We are currently running a reduced network, with plans to add to it regularly as demand grows. Because of this, the information on this page may differ depending on your travel dates and any regional restrictions.

For the most up to date information on active services and more, please visit our Route Map page or our timetables page.

Departing from Reading

Our stop at Reading Rail Station is in an excellent location, right in the heart of the town centre.

So whether you need to arrive from further afield or just want to prepare for your journey with some essentials in town, you can get around easily before your coach journey.

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.

Before flying off to your next destination, remember Luton Airport is packed with facilities to enjoy. Within a five-minute walk of the terminal, you'll find eateries, supermarkets, newsagents and more to ensure the next part of your journey is a good one.

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

Reading to Luton route stops

Popular stops are listed below. Please use the journey planner above to plan your trip.
  • Reading Station
  • Heathrow Airport London T5 (LHR)
  • Heathrow Airport London T2,3 (LHR)
  • Hemel Hempstead
  • Luton Airport London (LTN)
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