New 30-minute direct train between Luton Airport and London to launch this summer


A DIRECT train connecting Luton Airport and London is to launch this summer, taking simply half-hour to the terminal.

It’s nice information for low-cost travellers, with the airport working flights with Ryanair, easyJet and Wizz Air.

A new direct train will run between Luton Airport and London this summer


A brand new direct train will run between Luton Airport and London this summerCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty

The brand new route will run between 6am and 10pm each half an hour on weekdays, in addition to late night time and early morning routes.

Whereas there are at the moment train hyperlinks between town and the airport with Thamselink, the brand new route might be a quicker, continuous choice.

The Luton Airport Categorical plans to open from Could, in time for the summer season.

It additionally replaces the bus service for the 1.5 mile route.

Luton Airport offers a number of budget airlines, primarily Ryanair


Luton Airport gives quite a lot of finances airways, primarily RyanairCredit score: Reuters

EMR managing director Will Rogers stated that the brand new route will provide “extra seats, faster journeys and an easier and extra resilient timetable”.

Different airports have already got quick routes, embrace the Gatwick Categorical and the Heathrow Categorical.

With Luton additional out of London, the brand new train hyperlink is nice new for holidaymakers shopping for cheaper fares.

Sadly, Brits are unable to journey proper now due to the UK lockdown banning all non-essential journey, though an exit date could also be given on February 22.

Till then, households have been warned not to guide summer holidays simply but.

The Eurostar, which connects the UK to France and the Netherlands, can also go bust this yr.

Passengers utilizing the service have dropped by 95 per cent since March 2020, when the pandemic began within the UK.

The Division for Transport stated it recognised “the numerous monetary challenges dealing with Eurostar because of Covid-19 and the unprecedented circumstances at the moment confronted by the worldwide journey trade”.