Linking London's low cost airports

With 4million passengers passing through Luton and Stansted every year, bus and coach connections play a vital and growing role

Luton Airport, around 1 mile from its nearest railway station, has long been a focus for coach operators, while despite a direct rail service from London Liverpool Street, Stansted has proved to be an equally desirable destination. Indeed, it is the larger of the two, with around 2.5million passengers every month against Luton’s 1.5million.

Airport Bus Express BX65 WBK, a Scania K440EB4 with Caetano Levante body, on Stansted-London Victoria service A20.

Luton to London was for many years the exclusive province of Arriva-owned Green Line, with its 757 coach running every 15min, serving points from Brent Cross to Victoria in London. It had various joint ticketing initiatives, including with easyBus (replacing its minibus operation), Wizzair and Terravision.

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