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Quickest directions to Luton Airport

Use the Waze live map or download the Waze app today and find the fastest route to Luton Airport.

Plan your route

London Luton Airport is situated close to the M1 and M25 which makes it easily accessible from all over the country. Luton Airport is just over 30 miles from Central London and 35 miles from Cambridge. The postcode is LU2 9QT.

Heading from the east and A1?

  • Go via A505 dual carriageway through Hitchin and follow the signs to the airport.

Heading from the west and the M25?

  • If you're driving via the M40/M25, join the M1 and exit at Junction 10. Then follow the signs to the airport.

Travelling from the M1?

  • Exit the motorway at Junction 10, and Luton Airport is just two miles away.

How early do you need to arrive at Luton Airport?

It's advisable that you arrive at least two to three hours before your flight is due to depart. This allows you plenty of time to check-in and pass-through security.

Is it free to drop-off at Luton Airport?

Yes, if your passengers don't mind a short Shuttle Bus ride, you can drop-off at London Luton Airport for free. If you're looking for free parking and a drop-off that is closer to the terminal, then the closest option is the Mid Stay Car Park which is just a 10-minute walk from the terminal building and allows 15 minutes free drop-off time. Charges will apply for stays longer than 15 minutes though.

Download Waze for the fastest route to Luton Airport

Download the Waze app for free on either Android or iPhone today and arrive at the airport on time.

Download the Waze app and arrive at Luton Airport as quickly and as hassle-free as possible. Receive real-time, up-to-date traffic alerts straight to your Android phone or iOS device and see your route conveniently change along the way - avoiding any unnecessary traffic or hazards on the roads.

Key reasons to download the Waze app for driving to the airport

  • You'll find the easiest and most ideal route to Luton Airport
  • You'll see real-time road conditions and receive up-to-date traffic alerts
  • Drive safely & avoid unexpected fines with an integrated speedometer
  • Arrive at Luton airport on time with a reliable ETA, that constantly updates in real time
  • Find the cheapest fuel & petrol stations on route, for when your car needs a top-up
  • Set up alerts for time to leave & sync Waze with your Google or Facebook Calendar