Luton Airport, also known as London Luton Airport, is the fourth busiest airport serving the London area located just over 45km from the center of London. The airport handles over 14 million travelers each year primarily to destinations around Europe and is the base for many leading low-cost carriers such as easyJet, Ryanair and Wizz Air.
Terminals at Luton Airport
Luton Airport consists of a single terminal which is set over two stories. The building itself has steadily expanded over the decades and boasts many excellent facilities and amenities. As the airport is housed within one terminal complex, passengers making transfers between flights need not worry about undertaking a lengthy journey to make the transfer.
Amenities at Luton Airport
At Luton Airport there is a wide selection of amenities available to passengers to make your stay at the airport a pleasant one. If you like to grab a bite to eat before flying there are a number of fast food outlets and cafes available including many which stay open 24 hours a day. As well as quick and easy eateries, the airport also offers many quality restaurants and bars if you’re looking for something more substantial to eat.
There are also many different shops to explore at Luton Airport, most of which are located after security. As well as standard travel shops and bookstores, a number of leading fashion retailers have stores in the airport. Luton Airport also offers a large duty free shopping section if you want to pick up some cheap goods before your journey. If you enjoy luxury you may consider entering the Aspire Executive Lounge, open to all passengers for a fee on the door. Here you can look forward to delicious food and beverages as well as other great amenities such as SnoozePods to catch up on sleep as well as a spa. The airport also offers Wi-Fi for up to 4 hours completely free of charge.
Luton Airport Travel Information
Luton Airport is served by Luton Airport Parkway railway station, which offers access to central London. However, be advised that the railway station is 2km from the airport so you will need to hop on the shuttle bus service going to and from the airport. It is also possible to catch a coach with National Express or Green Line to Victoria Coach Station, with the journey only taking around 50 minutes.
If you’re looking for a direct route to your destination then a private taxi may be the best option for you. Taxis can be pre-booked with a trusted cab company either at the airport or online before your journey. If you’re looking to use a vehicle during your stay, many leading car rental companies have kiosks at Luton Airport, while extensive short and long term parking is available for vehicle owners.
*This information is correct as of April 2017