The National Express Luton Airport

National Express to Luton Airport Bus Service

Is This The National Express  Luton The Right Airport Bus Service For You?

The National Express Luton Airport is one the cheapest transport options. However it can be slower due to road congestion and traffic. It does drop off on the way into London, so it may be quicker depending on your destination in London. 

National Express coach service A1 runs to Victoria Coach Station  via other key London stops including Golders Green Station, Finchley Road, St. John's Wood, Baker Street and Portman Square.

National Express Victoria Bus Service Operating Hours & Journey Times

The London Luton National Express Victoria Bus Service broadly runs roughly every 30 minutes, 60 times a day 24/7  everyday of the week. 

Journey time is scheduled as 90 minutes for the entire journey end to end, Victoria to Luton Airport, but clearly delays through road congestion happen so do give yourself plenty of contingency going to the airport. It can reduce your journey time by alining with the bus or tube at Golders Green Station.

Travel Tip

Travelling to Luton Airport from London

Use the London Underground and take the Northern Line to Golders Green Station. You can catch the National Express from out the Golders Green Station. Choosing this route allows you to miss the congestion and traffic of Central London

Travelling from London to Luton Airport

Take the National Express Luton Bus to Golders Green Station. Hop off the bus at Golders Green Station and take the London Underground Northern Line into London. 

National Express Luton Luggage Allowance

You can carry two medium-sized suitcases - weighing up to 20kg (44 lbs) each - plus one small piece of hand luggage per person. Drivers loading the baggage do not weigh bags.

Luton Airport & London Boarding Points for National Express Luton

The terminus in London is at Victoria Coach Station. Victoria Coach Station is a busy terminal with all necessary facilities. Coaches leave every couple of minutes to different location, there are airport style departure screens and departure gates where you board the coach.

You will find the National Express bus stand immediately outside Luton Airport passenger terminal.

National Express to Luton Fares & Tickets

The cheapest tickets are on-line in advance from the National Express web site.

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National Express have various ticket categories for the Luton Bus

Funfare Tickets

The cheapest National Express to Luton fares are on-line only called “funfares” and do not allow any changes of any kind.

Amendable Not Refundable Tickets

If you buy a return ticket, even the cheapest ticket may well be called “Amendable Not Refundable”.  This ticket is not refundable but the journey date and time can be changed prior to the departure date and time.

Amendable and Refundable

The last option is to purchase a fully flexible fare which again you pay a supplement for. In order to claim a refund, you must cancel your ticket at least 72 hours in advance and fees apply.

Group Discount (For 3 people or more)



If you're travelling on the National Express services in a group of four or more, you can obtain 25% off passenger one-way fares. You must book 3 days in advance for this.