Luton Airport Information

London Luton Airport - one of the UK 's most active hubs

One of the busiest travel hubs in Britain , London Luton Airport offers flights to more than 95 different destinations worldwide and saw 10.2 million passengers pass through its doors in 2008.

How to get to London Luton Airport

Located just 32 miles from the centre of the capital, London Luton Airport is accessible by a variety of transport options.  

Passengers driving to the travel hub can benefit from a range of Luton airport-car-parking choices including the long-term car park and the Central Car Storage Meet and Greet Service - which has won the Park Mark and the Safer Parking Award for security.

Catching a train to London Luton Airport is possible from destinations across the UK with services connecting it to central London in less than 25 minutes.

National Express offers several coach services per day to the airport from places such as Cambridge, Birmingham, Nottingham, Northampton and Oxford and Greenline coaches serve central London.

For a low-cost transfer from the capital city, easyBuses run 24 hours a day and offer fares from as low as £2 each way if booked in advance and online.

Stay at London Luton Airport

Holiday parking can be combined with a Luton airport hotel stay for passengers wanting to start their holiday a day early or those who are catching an early departure flight.  

The two-star Chiltern Hotel at London Luton Airport can be booked through FHR online and it has been newly refurbished.

A leisure club with an indoor pool and gym is available to those who stay at the four-star Best Western Menzies Strathmore and the Days Hotel, located just two miles from the airport terminal, offers guests Wi-Fi internet access and in-room movies.

Inside the terminal at London Luton Airport

To ensure a relaxed start to your travel plans, booking into the airport lounge at London Luton Airport will provide you with a quiet and calm area to enjoy executive hospitality.

Passengers can take advantage of entertainment options such as easy listening music or television along with complimentary alcoholic beverages and hot and cold drinks in the Aviance Executive Lounge.

For a bite to eat there is a range of restaurant options to suit many tastes once you reach the departure lounge.

Italian cuisine is served up in the full-service restaurant Est and children can enjoy themselves in the play area while parents enjoy something from the bakery in The Real Food Company.

Shop 'til you drop at London Luton Airport

Fashionistas won't be disappointed with the shopping on offer at London Luton Airport . With outlets such as Kurt Geiger for designer shoes and Accessorize and Tie Rack for last-minute accessories, travellers will not be short on style for their flights.

Dixons Travel, WH Smith, Boots and Sunglass Hut will also ensure no travel essentials are forgotten.