London Luton Airport (LTN)
(London, England, UK)
Located to the north of London and on the outskirts of the town of Luton, in Bedfordshire, London Luton Airport (LTN) is one of the UK’s largest and handles more than nine million passengers per year. Luton Airport is the home of the budget airline eastJet and although the airport does not service long-haul destinations, the single terminal building operates flights to more than 60 destinations throughout the Mediterranean and Europe.
Luton Airport is approximately 48 km / 30 miles to the north of London and sees almost ten million passengers pass through its gateways each year. Around 90 percent of all passengers use scheduled flights, with more than 80 percent flying to international cities via mainly low-cost airlines. The most popular destinations at Luton Airport include Amsterdam, Dublin, Edinburgh, Malaga, Paris and Warsaw.
Trains run to Kings Cross Station in London every 30 minutes aboard the Luton Flyer, and direct trains travel into Brighton, as well as to local stations to the north of Luton. There is also a plethora of easyBus and Green Line 757 bus services to London and its underground stations, such as Baker Street and Victoria. Luton Airport and National Express coaches run to destinations throughout the UK.
About London Tourism
London’s nearby Luton Airport is used predominantly as a getaway airport for UK residents making use of its flights to Mediterranean destinations. However, it also enables residents of many European cities to fly cheaply into London and arrive in a fairly central destination in England.
London is the capital of the UK and therefore Luton Airport (LTN) is within reach of such monumental icons such as Big Ben, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and Oxford Street. Various hotels are just a short drive from the terminal, liПing roads such as Airport Way, Gipsy Lane (A305), Osborne Road and Percival Way. In the city centre itself, London holiday rentals are often in demand, particularly when the accommodation comes with views of the River Thames and the iconic Houses of Parliament. The university towns of Oxford and Cambridge are surprisingly nearby, while the popular seaside resorts of Portsmouth, Southampton and Brighton are all just beyond London, residing on the south coast.