London Luton International Airport is located on the outskirts of Luton, Bedfordshire, 48km from London.
The airport is a hub for Aer Arann, easyJet, Flybe, Monarch Airlines, Ryanair, Silverjet, SkyEurope, Thomsonfly and Wizz Air.
Most flights from Luton Airport are directed to European airports.
The official website of the airport is www.london-luton.co.uk.
From Luton Airport to London
The Green Line, easyBus and National Express bus lines provide transport links between Luton Airport and London and other cities.
Green Line (bus No.757) takes passengers to central London. The timetable can be viewed on the carrier’s website (www.greenline.co.uk). Tickets can be booked online here – https://kiosk.iristickets.co.uk/k?GreenLineServices.
The easyBus service (www.easybus.co.uk) runs between Luton Airport and central London, with stops at Brent Cross, Finchley Road, Baker Street, Oxford Street/Marble Arch and London Victoria (London railway station). Tickets cost from £2 one way, depending on demand. It is best to book in advance to get the best price.
Note: Green Line and easyBus share the same route; their buses depart from platforms 10 and 11 (at the exit of the main airport terminal).
The average journey time to London is 1 hour. Buses run 24 hours a day, with an interval between trips of 10-30 minutes.
National Express (www.nationalexpress.com) links Luton Airport with cities such as Northampton, High Wycombe, Oxford, Leicester, Nottingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Birmingham and Cambridge.
It is also possible to reach the British capital by train. You need to get to the train station Luton Airport Parkway, which is located 1.5 km from Luton Airport. The train journey is very simple – there are buses leaving from the airport for Luton Airport Parkway every 10 minutes between 05:00 and 00:00. Travel is free, but only if you have an air and/or rail ticket. Otherwise the bus fare varies from £1 to £3.
East Midlands Trains depart from Luton Airport Parkway station for London St Pancras station every hour. The journey to London takes 20-25 minutes.
From London to Luton Airport
You can get from the UK capital to Luton airport using any of the modes listed above.