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Stansted to Luton Airport

From £15 one-way*

Duration: 1 hr 10 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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Coaches from Stansted Airport to Luton Airport

Travel direct from Stansted Airport to Luton Airport in just 1 hour 10 mins (fastest journey time) from £15 one-way*, and say goodbye to expensive inter-airport travel.

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

Stansted to Luton Airport journey information
Fastest journey time 1 hr 10 mins
Cheapest price From £15 *
Distance (approx) 86km
No. of stops 1 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 0:45am/22:00pm

Our Stansted to Luton Airport services and stops

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

737 coach towards Oxford

Our 737 service travels up to 8 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Stansted Airport Coach Station
  • Harlow Bus Station
  • Hertford (Mill Road)
  • Hatfield (The Galleria)
  • Luton Airport Bus Station

777 coach towards Birmingham

Our 777 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Stansted Airport Coach Station
  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station
  • Cambridge Parkside
  • Luton Airport Bus Station

Stansted to Luton Airport 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 Stansted Airport

Time to spare before your coach? Stansted is packed with facilities including coffee shops, newsagents, supermarkets and shops. There's also Wi-Fi, automated ticket machines, rest areas and more.

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

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 Stansted to Luton Airport?

The first coach leaves from Stansted Airport at 0.45am, arriving at Luton Airport Bus Station at 1.55am.

When is the last coach from Stansted to Luton Airport?

The last coach leaves from Stansted Airport at 22.00pm, arriving at Luton Airport Bus Station at 23.35pm.

How much is the coach from Stansted to Luton Airport?

A one-way journey from Stansted to Luton Airport is available from £15*.

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

Our fastest coach journeys from Stansted to Luton Airport take 1 hr 10 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Stansted 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 5 April 2024 for travel between 5 April 2024 and 2 August 2024.

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