Bus - Stops are located in front of the terminal and tickets can be purchased at the travel center situated next to the Arrivals area. The A1 service from National Express (Tel +44 871 781 8181) runs 24 hours a day to downtown London, with stops at Golders Green, Finchley Road, St. John's Wood, Baker Street, Portman Square, Marble Arch and Victoria train and bus stations. The trip takes 1 hour and 35 minutes and the fare is £12.00. Bus A2 also goes to Paddington Station. Other routes include: 707 to Northampton, Milton Keynes, Hemel Hempstead, Heathrow (60 min.; £27.50) and Gatwick (2 hours and 30 min.; £28.00) airports; 737 to High Wycombe, Oxford and Stansted Airport (1 hour and 25 min.; £16.90); 777 to Coventry, Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Hitchin, Stevenage and Stansted; 787 to Hitchin, Cambridge and Heathrow.
Bus 757 from Green Line (Tel +44 344 801 7261) travels to Victoria Station for £11.00, with stops at Brent Cross, Finchley Road, Baker Street and Marble Arch.
Route 99 from Stagecoach (Tel +44 122 343 3250) heads for Luton and Milton Keynes Station in 1 hour and 10 min., with a cost of £6.80.
The A service from Busway (Tel +44 158 254 7294) goes to Dunstable, Houghton Regis, Luton and Vauxhall in 25 min. (£4.30).
There are also local buses (Tel +44 871 200 2233) to Luton city centre, Milton Keynes, Stevenage, Hitchin, Leighton Buzzard and Dunstable.
Train - A shuttle runs between the airport and Luton Airport Parkway Station every 10 minutes between 5:00 am and 0:00 am (£2.40). Thameslink (Tel +44 345 026 4700) operates services every 20 min. to the stations at Blackfriars (45 min.; £20.89), City Thameslink, Farringdon, St. Pancras International, Brighton and Gatwick Airport (1 hour and 30 min.; £39.84).
East Midlands Trains (Tel +44 345 712 5678) provides transportation to Luton (5 min.; £2.50), Bedford and Sheffield Derby, in addition to Midlands and northern locations.