The National Express coach service runs from Luton Airport to St Margaret’s Bus Station in Leicester. The first bus is at 1.45am and the last bus is at 11.15pm. The journey takes around two hours and the current single fare is approximately £30.

Check timetables, prices and other details at National Express.

On arrival at St Margaret’s Bus Station in Leicester, we suggest taking a taxi for the short journey to the DMU campus. This should cost between £5 and £10.


There is a train between Luton Airport and Leicester; the journey takes around an hour. You will first need to take a bus from the airport, for the short journey to Luton Airport Parkway station.

Trains run from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester hourly from 6.55am until 10.35pm. Check the train timetable at National Rail.


A pre-arranged taxi from Luton Airport to DMU usually costs around £70. If more than one of you are traveling together this might be a good option because you could share the cost.

There are a number of Leicester taxi companies with whom you can book advance pick-ups. You will need to make your own arrangements directly with the taxi company and pay the driver yourself in cash. Please note that these companies are not connected to or endorsed by DMU in any way. Should you choose to use one of these companies it is entirely at your own risk and any such liability is expressly disclaimed by DMU.

We suggest that you do NOT use the licensed black taxis (that wait outside the airport) to travel to Leicester, because they are priced using the taxi meter and will be VERY expensive.

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