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London Luton Airport

General information

London Luton Airport is one of six London airports and is mainly used for flights within Europe. It is the fifth busiest airport in the United Kingdom. People can travel between the airport and London by train, bus and taxi. Thameslink provides a direct train service between London Luton Airport (Luton Airport Parkway Station) and London Gatwick Airport.

Location

Where is London Luton Airport situated?

London Luton Airport is located northwest of London, within a close range of Luton with approximately 210,000 people living there. The airport is conveniently located near the M1 motorway. You have to exit at Junction 10 and take the A1081 (New Airport Way) in order to reach the airport.

How many terminals does London Luton Airport have?

The airport consists of a terminal and three piers (boarding areas). The terminal has two floors, the check-in desks, security check and Arrivals hall are located on the ground floor. The Departures hall is on the first floor, here you have access to the boarding gates.

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Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from London Luton Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in United Kingdom.

Airport Distance
London Stansted Airport 42km
London Heathrow Airport 46km
London City Airport 50km
London Southend Airport 81km
London Gatwick Airport 81km
Birmingham Airport 113km
Southampton Airport 123km
East Midlands Airport 124km
Bristol Airport 171km
Doncaster Sheffield Airport 184km
Humberside Airport 189km

Transportation

Car

The distance from London Luton Airport to the centre of London is 55 kilometres. By car, it takes 60 minutes to get to the centre of London.

From LTN Airport to London City centre by Car
55 km
1H

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from London Luton Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from London Luton Airport you can travel by train and bus. Visit the London Luton Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from London Luton Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of London is about £ 95.-. Book your taxi at London Luton Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From LTN Airport to London City centre by Taxi
55 km
1H
£ 95.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At London Luton Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Hertz, Enterprise and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

London Luton Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at London Luton Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at London Luton Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at London Luton Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to London Luton Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at London Luton Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • easyJet
  • Wizz Air
  • Ryanair
  • TUI Airways
  • Blue Air

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near London Luton Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

budget

ibis London Luton Airport, Luton

Ibis Luton Airport Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Luton Airport and 10 minutes' drive to Luton town centre. A budget hotel, it offers modern rooms, a 24-hour front desk and impressive views of the runway.

business

Holiday Inn Express London Luton Airport, an IHG Hotel, Luton

Holiday Inn Express London Luton Airport is the closest hotel to Luton Airport Terminal Building, just a 10-minute walk away. Shuttle buses run from opposite the hotel to the airport.

family

Hampton by Hilton Luton Airport, Luton

Near to Luton Parkway Train Station, with direct access to St. Pancras International Station, Hampton by Hilton Luton Airport features an on-site fitness centre which is open 24 hours a day.

Hotels in London

Looking for the best hotels in London? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

Hilton London Canary Wharf, London

This stylish 4-star hotel is 5 minutes' walk from Canary Wharf London Underground Station and one Tube stop from the O2 Arena. It has modern, air-conditioned rooms, a gym, free Wi-Fi in public areas, and a restaurant and bar.

family

citizenM Tower of London, London

citizenM Tower of London is located directly above Tower Hill Underground Station. Offering spectacular views on the river Thames, Tower of London and Tower Bridge, citizenM offers 370 luxury fitted rooms and a food and beverages available 24/7.

luxury

The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel, Mayfair London, London

The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel opened in 1927 and this luxurious 5-star hotel is situated in the heart of Mayfair, surrounded by the parks, theatres and attractions of London’s West End.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near London Luton Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!

Ticket

London Zoo: Entry Ticket

Book your ZSL London Zoo entrance ticket in advance and discover just under 15,000 animals in an oasis in the heart of the capital surrounded by Regent's Park, listed buildings, and beautiful gardens.

Activity

Madame Tussauds London

Step into the spotlight at Madame Tussauds London, the home of famous fun in the capital. Star in immersive experiences and get up close with more than 250 lifelike figures of your favorite celebrities. Enjoy plenty of fun new additions.

Tour & transport

Magical London: Harry Potter Guided Walking Tour

Embark on an interactive Harry Potter tour around central London with a guide. Choose from either a boat or London Underground trip.

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