Luton Airport

Why not have a look at our superb car hire Luton Airport offers today. Luton Airport is known as London’s fourth international airport. It is located around thirty five miles to the north of London and caters for almost ten million passengers annually with destinations throughout Europe, Africa, Asia proving popular with customers.


The airport opened its doors in 1938 and was originally used by the RAP. The airport was then returned which permitted charter airways to make use of it. Over the years it has grown rapidly and even with some setbacks along the way it has continued to thrive throughout the years

Departures Area

When you get to Luton you will see around sixty check in desks at the entrance of the departures hall which runs the length of the terminal. You’ll discover a good variety of retailers, bars and cafeterias both before and after security.

Food at the Airport

If you want a meal or even just a snack while waiting around for your flight then you should find enough decent options to satisfy. If you wish to pamper yourself there is also the option of executive lounges.


There is the option of getting a taxi. There are four licensed groups allowed to use the airport ranks which can be found just outside the terminal.

Transport options from the airport terminal are excellent with its location lying near the M1 motorway and providing its own railway station known as Luton Parkway which has trains to London St Pancras station and more.

There’s also buses that link the airport to Luton town centre and also to various drop off points in London.

There is no railway station at the terminal but Luton Parkway is just 5 minutes away offering up connections to Central London and other areas of the United Kingdom. There is a free shuttle bus from the airport terminal to the station.


The airport terminal is also a major maintenance hub for several airlines including Easyjet, Monach and Thomson who use the airport to sustain their vast fleets.

All these airlines have their head offices at the airport with Easyjet’s head business office located at Hangar eighty nine within the grounds of Luton Airport.

Luton is quite a bit smaller when it comes to passenger figures when compared with other London airports such as Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted and for that reason is a pleasure to travel to if you prefer a more relaxed journey. Its ideally situated just off junction 10 of the M1 motorway north of central London.