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.


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 has London Luton Airport?

The airport has one terminal with two floors, the Departure Lounge and gates can be found on the upper floor.

Airport Map

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



The distance from London Luton Airport to the centre of London is 55 kilometres. By car, it takes 70 minutes to get to the centre of London.

From LTN Airport to London City centre by Car
55 km

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 £ 90.-. 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
£ 90.-

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.



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

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

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


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.


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.


Holiday Inn Express London Luton Airport, 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.


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.


Amba Hotel Marble Arch, London

Located at the west end Oxford Street and just 2 minutes' walk from Hyde Park, Amba Hotel Marble Arch (formerly the Thistle Marble Arch) boasts unlimited, fast, free WiFi, a free minibar in every room and Nespresso® machines in all rooms.


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.


The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel, 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!


London Zoo: Entry Ticket

Visit London Zoo. With over 720 animal species, exciting and innovative new exhibits and heritage buildings almost as famous as their inhabitants, it's a great day out in London for visitors of all ages. Gorillas, penguins and more await!


Madame Tussauds London

Accept your exclusive invitation to Madame Tussauds London. Star in immersive experiences like The Voice and Star Wars and get up close and personal with more than 300 lifelike wax figures of your favorite celebrities.

Tour & transport

Magical London: Harry Potter Guided Walking Tour

Meet your guide in Soho and find out which House you belong in, then walk in the footsteps of your favorite wizards and witches while visiting Diagon Alley and Platform 9 ¾.


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