You can find cheap flights to Luton from European cities and other holiday hotspots, as well as from a few long-haul destinations...
Although the town's location has the undeniable advantage of being close enough to major cities for convenience, it still maintains a moderate distance that allows for a more laidback pace of life in one of the many quaint rural villages on Luton's borders.
Luton is the largest town in the county of Bedfordshire and bordered by the stunning north Chiltern Hills. The Chilterns are a protected Area of Outstanding Beauty and, with miles of hills and acres of woodlands as well as plenty of charming villages to explore, they are a must for any nature lover who wants to unwind and relax during their stay.
For a more lively experience, Luton has a thriving social scene and is known for the spectacular carnival it hosts every year. The carnival is the largest one-day event of its sort in Europe and dazzles with its magnificent costumes and parades from all ages, groups and ethnicities.
Families visiting Luton will not be at a loss for things to do. It's near to fabulous attractions including Woburn Safari Park, Whipsnade Zoo and more sedate sights such as the Dunstable Downs, Woburn Abbey and Woodside Animal Farm and Leisure Park.
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As one of London's airports, a range of services in and out of Luton support locals and visitors alike...
Luton is home to the low cost carriers easyJet and Ryanair, which between them serve a huge range of destinations across Europe from beach hotspots to cities in countries from Spain to Poland.
Add in a major operation from Wizz Air to many former eastern bloc countries, Monarchs scheduled services to resort destinations in the Med, Atlasjet to Istanbul, Blue Air and Tarom to Romania and El Al to Tel Aviv and you have plenty to choose from.
If you need a long haul or connecting flight, nearby London Heathrow is the main alternative.
Thomson also has a big holiday presence at the airport, with services across the Med and beyond as well as ski charters.
Find out how to get around once you've touched down on flights to Luton...
Shuttle buses run between the airport and Luton Parkway railway station, where regular trains depart for London and other destinations around the UK.
From Luton Parkway you could be in central London in less than 25 minutes. Off-peak train journeys cost less than £15 per person, and trains run every 10 minutes or so.
Coaches also operate between the airport and London, as well as to other British towns and cities.
Alternatively, hire a cab from the airport's taxi rank to get you where you want to be. A typical journey into central London costs £60.
Car hire in Luton can be arranged in advance and your vehicle can be collected at the airport. This is a great option if you plan to explore destinations in England other than London.
Whatever type of accommodation you're after, you can find it in this part of England...
From cosy B&Bs and pub stays to luxury spa resorts in the countryside, there's a wide range of choice when it comes to hotels in Luton, the county of Bedfordshire and further afield in England.
If you're looking for a place to stay within close proximity to the airport, consider hotels in the town of Luton, minutes from the terminal buildings. Check in at hotels operated by the likes of Holiday Inn, Ramada and Premier Inn, all offering great-value stays.
There are also many independently run hotels suiting a variety of tastes and budgets.
The countryside around Luton has wonderful examples of manor-house hotels, as well as golf hotels sprawling across acres of greenery.
As for hotels in London, you'll find everything from the most elegant five-stars to stylish boutique outfits, bland business-oriented lodgings and budget chains.
Wherever you plan to stay, book your flight to Luton and then look for your ideal hotel with the help of TravelSupermarket's price-comparison service.