Short Term Car Park (Yellow)

Provides cheap and secure Luton Airport Car Parking

  • Terminal is a short walk from the car park


Short Term Car Park (Yellow)Park Mark Award

Distance from Luton Airport - Journey Time

Terminal is a short walk from the car park

What is the airport transfer frequency?


Airport transfer charge


What is the drop-off procedure?

On arrival: please drive up to the entry barrier and press for a ticket. Once you have taken your ticket please enter the car park and follow the signs to the nearest available spaces. Make a note of where you have parked.

What is the pick-up procedure?

On your return: Please make your way to the exit barrier and enter the ticket you took on arrival. Providing you have not overstayed on your booking, the barrier will automatically raised.

What security measures does the car park have?

The Short Stay car park is secured by a high perimeter fence, is well floodlit and is protected by 24hr CCTV surveillance and manned patrolsAwarded: Park Mark, Safer Parking Award

What else do I need to know?

Height restrictions do not apply. Trailers cannot be parked on this car park. There are dedicated parking bays for disabled short stay users. These are clearly marked and located adjacent to the terminal building.


All worked well. I did have to call to check how it worked at the entrance with number plate recognition as this was not explained in the instructions. Also when you book online it asks for your landing time when you return, but does not tell you how much grace time you have between landing and having to get your car out of the car park within your paid time. I was told over the phone when I asked it was one hour grace. There is no explanation as to what happens if your flight is delayed or if you go over the hour. I understand the instructions are supplied by Luton airport so it would be good if they added these details into the instructions. That is why I only rated it 4 starts.

Rating 4 out of 5

21 Oct 2016 10:26 Verified Customer
The car park was in extremely poor condition with pot holes everywhere and for the cost was not as I expected.

Rating 1 out of 5

04 Mar 2016 18:26 Verified Customer
Book FHR experience excellent as ever but the car park at Luton airport is pretty poor. Poor surface, very few spaces and very poor signage.

Rating 3 out of 5

20 Jun 2015 18:41 Verified Customer
Luton has a long walk from the short stay!!

Rating 4 out of 5

10 Oct 2014 10:54 Verified Customer

Map and Directions



Directions for Short Term Car Park (Yellow)

There are currently major construction and roadworks occurring at Luton Airport, this is causing tailbacks and huge delays for anybody wanting to enter or exit the airport. Please leave additional time to get to your car park. Please check the airports information for more details.

The airport is 2 miles from jct 10 of the M1 motorway and the route from this exit is well sign posted. If you are travelling via the M25 leave at Jct 21 and join the M1. Access from the East and the A1 (M) is via the A505 dual carriageway from Hitchin. The airport lies off the A505 and is clearly sign posted. PLEASE ARRIVE AT CAR PARK AT LEAST 30 MINUTES BEFORE CHECK IN

On arrival follow the yellow coloured signs for the Short Term car park, drive up to entry barrier and press for ticket. On ticket will be your car registration and booking reference number. Once you have your ticket, enter car park and follow signs to nearest spaces. Make a note of where you have parked and the nearest bus stop if applicable. **THERE IS NO NEED TO INSERT YOUR CREDIT CARD AT THE BARRIER**

On return: Return to vehicle and make your way to the exit barrier.The courtesy bus to the car park can be found in the bus bays outside the terminal building marked SHORT TERM PARKING or YELLOW car park. At the exit barrier please enter the ticket you took on arrival into the exit column. Providing you have not overstayed on your booking, the barrier will automatically raised. If any overstay fee is applicable this will be displayed on the exit column and can be paid by either debit card or credit card at this point. If you have not overstayed your booking times and a charge is showing, or if for any other reason the barrier does not raise please press the intercom for assistance and be ready to quote your booking reference number.

The number of 24-hour periods charged for when you pre-book is calculated on the basis of the times you select when making your booking. However, if your actual entry and exit time changes and as a result your actual time in the car park runs into another 24-hour period you will be liable for an additional day's charge at the drive-up tariff.

the number on your confirmation (manned Mon - Fri from 9am - 8pm excluding public holidays)
the number on your confirmation (emergency out of hours)

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