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London Luton Airport

London Luton airport – situated approximately 30 miles north of London in Bedfordshire – has been providing airline services since 1938. Since then, it has grown drastically and is now able to offer flights to more than 60 destinations, via 16 airlines and tour operators.

Since its humble beginnings as Luton Municipal Airport, it is now a fully-equipped international service which flies almost 10 million passengers around the world each year.

In 1997, the estimated amount of passengers traveling through Luton Airport was just over 3 million. However, by 2011, this number had more than tripled, souring to 9,513,704 passengers.

The airport is home to many airlines, which fly to almost 100 different worldwide destinations. Airlines which fly from Luton Airport are:

Adria Airways
Aer Lingus
Blue Air
El Al
Thompson Airways
Wizz Air
Wizz Air Serbia
Ryan Air

Both scheduled or charter flights fly from Luton Airport. The airport has a huge range of facilities, so you can dip in and out of the duty free shops or enjoy a coffee at one of the many cafés and restaurants.

The airport is extremely easy to get to by car, train and even bus. So, no matter how you decide to get to the airport, whether it’s parking at Luton airport, or if you decide to stay in a nearby hotel, you won’t feel lost since it’s so easy to get to.

The airport – which is located just a few miles away from the M1 motorway – provides short, medium and long term stay car parks. So whether you’re going away for two days or two months, you will be able to safely leave your vehicle in the car park of your choice.

In addition, a handy and frequent shuttle bus will take you to the terminal you need to be at.

You can even get to the airport via the train from the Luton Airport Parkway station. First Capital Connect buses provide a link between the airport and the railway station. The service, named Train2plane, runs every 10 minutes

Even if you’re staying in a hotel, you should find buses that connect with Luton Airport. Travel companies like Green Line Coaches and EasyBus provide direct link services to the airport.