Taxi from Luton Airport to Gatwick Airport
Given the number of airports in and around London, it is no surprise that some journeys involve arriving at one airport and then connecting to another airport to catch a flight to somewhere else. With Luton Airport being a recognised hub for budget flights, it is common for people to fly into London at Luton Airport and then head to one of the larger hubs, such as Gatwick Airport, to travel further afield. Given the importance of arriving at an airport on time, it is vital to work out how you are going to get from Luton Airport to Gatwick Airport and Sky Airport Transfer provide a reliable airport transfer option.
When it comes to driving between Luton Airport and Gatwick Airport, there are two main routes that can be taken. There is a direct route which utilises the M1 and the journey distance for this route is 70.6 miles. As you can imagine, the length of time for this journey will depend on the level of traffic on the road and rush hour traffic can impact on the journey time. However, most journeys between Luton Airport and Gatwick Airport via the M1 will take around 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Another option when driving between Luton Airport and Gatwick Airport is to travel via the M1 and the M25. This is a longer route, covering a distance of 88.8 miles, due to travelling east around London, but depending on the flow of traffic this can sometimes be the better option. However, when traffic is flowing normally, the expected journey time is around 1 hour and 30 minutes so this is the longer route on most days.
Airport parking costs a lot and adds time to your journey
While the driving options are the best bet for people looking to travel between Luton Airport and Gatwick Airport, don’t forget that hiring a rental car or using airport parking can make the total time much longer. If you have to cover a fair distance to reach your vehicle or you have to wait on a shuttle bus service, the total journey time between the airports will rise, so if you are pushed for time, this isn’t the best option for your needs.
There are public transport options between Luton Airport and Gatwick Airport but it is important to remember that if you are travelling from Luton, you need a bus to take you to Luton Airport Parkway station. This adds another leg to your journey which add to the waiting time and the inconvenience associated with travelling.
Once you get to Luton Airport Parkway, there are good options to get to Gatwick Airport, including a direct train. This direct train, heading in the direction of Brighton, takes 90 minutes and with waiting times and the initial transport option, you are looking at around 2 hours for a simple transport connection. If you are pushed for time or want to remove a lot of the stress and hassle that comes with connecting between airports, public transport may not be the best option.
Public transport is inconvenient
A slightly faster public transport, albeit a far less convenient option, involves travelling by train from Luton Airport Parkway to St Pancras and then taking the London Underground to Victoria, which is a main transport hub in the capital. From there, there is a fast train service to Gatwick Airport and if you make your connections in good time, this journey will take around 90 minutes. However, if you don’t time the connection well, you will have to wait and the overall journey time will be much higher. This is also a very expensive way to get between Luton Airport and Gatwick Airport due to the high costs of the individual legs of the train journey.
This means that people looking for a fast, convenient and affordable way to get from Luton Airport and Gatwick Airport should look for an airport transfer taxi service. Contact Sky Airport Transfers to see our Luton Airport to Gatwick Airport transfer charges.
We charge a set fee for journeys of certain distances so you can be confident that the price we quote you is the price that you will pay. This is a great comfort for most travellers, and as you can pay at the point of booking, you can remove a lot of the stress and hassle from your journey.
There are no hidden fees or additional charges when you book with Sky Airport Transfers. We also aim to provide you with the best standard of service at all times, which includes our meet and greet service. Whether you want a high standard of service or you want to save time, our meet and greet service is the best option to continue your journey. Our driver will be present in the arrivals area, and the driver will whisk you to the taxi, ensuring that the journey continues as quickly as possible. If you need to get to Gatwick Airport in as short a time as possible, we are on hand to help.
Sky Airport Transfers also offer flight monitoring services, and this will help us to provide you with the best standard of service. When you are looking to get from Luton Airport to Gatwick Airport with a minimum of fuss and effort, we are the airport transfer you can trust and rely on.