London Luton Airport (previously called Luton International Airport) is an international airport located 1.5 NM (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) east of the town centre in the Borough of Luton in Bedfordshire, England and is 30.5 NM (56.5 km; 35.1 mi) north of Central London. The airport is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Junction 10a of the M1 motorway. It is the fourth largest airport serving the London area after Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted, and is one of London's five international airports along with London City Airport.
Directions by Car
London Luton Airport is easily accessible from all over the country and located close to the M1 and M25. Access to London Luton Airport from the East and A1 is via the A505 dual carriageway through Hitchin. The airport lies just off the A505 and is clearly signposted. To and From the M25 access to London Luton Airport from the West is possible through several routes. If approaching via Dunstable, follow the airport signs. Alternative approaches include travelling via M40/M25 to join the M1 and then exit via Junction 10. Exit the M25 at Junction 21 for the access to the M1. To and From the M1 London Luton Airport is only 30 minutes from North London, 15 minutes from the M25 and 5 minutes from the M1. The airport is just two miles from the M1 motorway. Exit the M1 at Junction 10. The route to the airport is clearly signposted.
The airport has conveniently located short-stay, mid-term and long-stay car parks. Now available - Priority Parking, our new "Meet & Greet" service.
Directions by Train
Shuttle bus service connecting the Airport to Luton Airport Parkway Station The service runs every ten minutes between 05:00 and midnight and also connects with all trains calling at Luton Airport Parkway overnight. Rail passengers will be able to purchase through tickets to London Luton Airport. Those passengers arriving at Luton Airport Parkway station without a through ticket to the Airport and who wish to use the shuttle bus will pay an Excess Charge of £1.00 each way if they arrive at the station by train. Passengers arriving at the airport or at the station without purchasing a rail ticket will pay a bus fare of £1.50 single, £2.50 Standard Day Return and £3.00 Standard Open Return (children pay half price). Regular rail services to central London take as little as 21 minutes with East Midlands Trains and 25 minutes with First Capital Connect Other destinations include the south coast, the Midlands and northern England. A shuttle bus service operates to and from Luton Airport Parkway Station, this is normally just a 5 minute trip from the airport terminal building. The service runs every ten minutes between 05:00 and midnight and also connects with all trains calling at Luton Airport Parkway overnight, please check train times for details.