Luton Airport to Manchester By Train (3hr 27 mins from 42.00 GBP)


Luton Airport Bus/Rail Station to Manchester Piccadilly by Train

Luton Airport Bus/Rail Station to Manchester Piccadilly by train

Trains from Luton Airport to Manchester run from Luton Airport Bus/Rail Station. The train is normally quicker than taking the bus but slightly more expensive. The Train service between Luton Airport and Manchester runs regularly up to 61 times a day. The first Train leaves Luton Airport at 04:47 and the last Train departing at 20:51. The journey time on the Train is 3hr 27 mins.


This is not a direct service. You will need to make several changes depending on the time of the service you take. If you take the 03:51 from Luton you will need to change trains at Luton Parkway towards London St Pancras, at London St Pancras you will need to take a taxi to London Euston then a connecting train to Manchester Piccadilly. If you take the 05:50, 06:50, 07:50, 09:05 - 18:05 (runs hourly at 5 past each hour), 20:05 you will need to take the airport rail bus to Milton Keynes Central then a connecting train to Manchester Piccadilly. If you take the 07:35 - 16:35 (runs hourly at 35 minutes past each hour) you will need to change trains at Luton Airport Parkway towards Leicester, again at Leicester for Sheffield and 1 final change at Sheffield onto a train for Manchester Piccadilly


It is advisable to book train tickets in advance online as they are cheaper. You can travel from Luton Airport to Manchester for just 42.00 GBP if you book in advance online compared to 301.00 GBP if you just turn up at the station. Strange as it may seem you may also find it cheaper to book two single tickets rather than a return.


To check train times and prices from Luton Airport to Manchester click on the button below.



If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by Train, you will be using Manchester Piccadilly Train station on London Road. Manchester Train station is a 10 minute walk from the city centre and provides a good service to all national destinations. For more detailed information, including maps, national and local trains see our guide to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station.


If you are travelling to or from Europe you can connect by booking Eurostar tickets online from Paris or Brussels to London.


 Luton Airport To Manchester by Bus (4hr 55 mins from 35.90 GBP)


Luton Airport to Manchester Coach Station by Bus

Luton Airport to Manchester Coach Station by bus

The Bus service between Luton Airport and Manchester runs 10 times a day. This service is run by NationalExpress with the first Bus starting at 00:35 and the last bus is at 22:55. You can book a return fare from 35.90 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times afer 09:00. The Bus to Manchester runs from Luton Airport in Luton Airport to Manchester Coach Station in Manchester. Manchester is 181 miles (291.41Km) from Luton Airport and the journey time on the Bus will take 4hr 55 mins.


This is an indirect service and you will need to change coaches once at Milton Keynes onto the Manchester bound coach


Buses can be very crowded and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance, to check times and prices of buses from Luton Airport to Manchester click the button below.


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If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Manchester Central coach station, on Chorlton Street. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Manchester City Centre. More detailed information on stops on this route can be found on this map. For more detailed information on national and local buses in Manchester see our guide to Manchester Bus Station.


 Luton Airport To Manchester by Megabus (4hr 45 mins from 12.00 GBP)


London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Shudehill Interchange by Bus

London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Shudehill Interchange by bus

The Bus service between Luton Airport and Manchester runs 10 times a day. This service is run by Megabus with the first Bus leaving at 08:00 and the last leaving at 23:00. This can be the cheapest way to travel between the two locations with fares as low as 1.50 GBP one way for those who book online up to three months in advance. You can book a return fare from 12.00 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times after 09:00. The Bus to Manchester runs from London Victoria Coach Station in Luton Airport to Manchester Shudehill Interchange in Manchester. Manchester is 181 miles (291.41Km) from Luton Airport and the journey time on the Bus will take 4hr 45 mins.


The Megabus service runs from London Victoria Coach Station only. Take the 757 bus service from Bay 10 at Luton Airport Bus Station to London Victoria Green Line Coach Station. Walk to London Victoria Coach Station departures (4 minutes). This part of the service is at an extra cost to the quoted Megabus price


Buses can be very crowded and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance, to check times and prices of buses from Luton Airport to Manchester click the button below.



NOTE - be advised to bring your Megabus reservation printed or in your phone as drivers may refuse boarding unless you do even though this is not in their conditions.


If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Bradshaw Street, Shudehill interchange bus station. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Manchester City Centre. For more detailed information, including maps and national and local buses in Manchester see our guide to Manchester Bus Station.


 Luton Airport To Manchester by Terravision (1hr 5 mins from 12.00 GBP)


Luton Airport to London Victoria by Bus

Luton Airport to London Victoria by bus

The Bus service between Luton Airport and Manchester runs 59 times a day. This service is run by Terravision with the first Bus leaving at midnight and the last leaving at 22:30. This can be the cheapest way to travel between the two locations with the lowest fares reserved for those who book online in advance. You can book a return fare from 12.00 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times. The Bus to Manchester runs from Luton Airport to London Victoria in Manchester. Manchester is 181 miles (291.41Km) from Luton Airport and the journey time on the Bus is approximately 1hr 5 mins.


This service will take you from Luton Airport into Central London. You will then need to take another form of transport from Central London to Manchester. Trains and buses are both available and plentiful.


It is advisable to book in advance, to check times and prices of buses from Luton Airport to Manchester click the button below.



NOTE - be advised to bring your printed Terravision reservation printed or you will be refused boarding.


If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Bradshaw Street, Shudehill interchange bus station. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Manchester City Centre. For more detailed information, including maps and national and local buses in Manchester see our guide to Manchester Bus Station.


Luton Airport to Manchester by Car (3hr 5 mins 181 miles)


Car parking

Manchester is 181 miles (291.41Km) from Luton Airport. If you are travelling to Manchester by car, you have several options on what to do with your car when you get there. If you are only visiting for the day then it is best to use the Manchester Park and Ride facilities located North, South, East and West of the city centre.


If you are just visiting for a few hours then you might want to use one of the car parks located near the City Centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to parking in Manchester. If you need to book a rental car when you get to Manchester there are several places to pick up a car.




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