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London Luton Airport (LTN)
Airport Way, Luton, LU2 9LY
Luton Airport has high-speed rail connections to central London, but a range of shared or private arrival and departure transfers are also available, offering door-to-door service and luggage assistance. Not only can such transfers help save time on the day and the potential hassle of public transportation, they make for a far less stressful way to reach the airport or your end destination. Private transfers also connect Luton Airport to the Heathrow, Gatwick, and Stansted airports.
Things to Know Before You Go
London Luton offers short- and long-stay parking lots, car hire services, currency exchange, a prayer room, a luxury departures lounge, and various shops, bars and restaurants.
Four hours of free Wi-Fi is available for airport users; you may have to provide an email address to access the network.
Trains and Green Line 757 coach services offer wheelchair accessible transport to Luton Airport.
London Luton Airport is fuly wheelchair accessible and there are loaner chairs available for those who need them.
How to Get There
London Luton Airport is located 34 miles (55 kilometers) northwest of London along the M1 motorway. High-speed trains, run by East Midlands Trains, can take you from St. Pancras station in Central London to Luton Airport Parkway railway station in just 22 minutes. From there, a free shuttle bus runs to the airport terminal buildings in roughly 10 minutes. National Express and Terravision buses also run from London Victoria Coach Station to Luton Airport.
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