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Park and Ride at London Luton Airport

It's the cheapest and most economical way to park your car at Luton Airport

There are a number of Park and Ride options at Luton Airport all offering free shuttles to and from the terminal. Use to compare all approved and official parking companies, then book your parking at Luton at the very lowest price - guaranteed.

Park and Ride is the most economical way of parking and involves driving to the secure car park yourself. There are two options for those travelling abroad – Long Term and Med Term Park and Ride, (Short Term is available for shorter trips and is primarily for those picking up passengers arriving at the airport). When you arrive your car registration plate will be recognised if you've pre-booked with Remember to make a note of exactly where you have parked! There are complimentary shuttles running 24 hours a day to then take you to the terminal building.

When you arrive back to London Luton Airport and have collected your luggage catch the complimentary shuttle from outside the terminal building to take you back to the car park.

This service is the most economical way to park your car at the airport, but may not be the most convenient if travelling with children or heavy luggage. For greater convenience consider meet and greet.

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How does it work?

Park and Ride is easy. On the day that you fly simply drive to the car park (address will be in your confirmation email from Collect a ticket which will be printed with your registration details – remember to take your booking confirmation with you. Find a space in the appropriate car park and park your car and catch a free regular shuttle bus to the terminal building. On your return to Luton make your way outside the terminal and catch the bus back to the car park. Insert your ticket in the barrier and make your way home from there.

Car park security

All car parking compounds featured on are secure and protected by CCTV, perimeter fencing and 24-hour patrols. They all also hold Park Mark certification for safer parking, a scheme sponsored by the BPA and the police.

Airparks Drop & Go

Another Park and Ride option at London Luton is Airparks. This company provides Park Mark accredited economical parking with free shuttle bus service to and from the terminal. Many hotel park and fly packages available on offer parking with Airparks Drop & Go.

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"Cheaper than multi-storey and not far of the terminal. Usually easy to find a parking space but shuttle could be more frequent "

Piotr K - Mid Term Park and Ride

Luton Airport hotels with parking

Another parking option at London Luton Airport is Hotel Park and Fly. Stay overnight in a hotel the night before you fly (or the night you return to Luton) and park your car for the duration of your trip. compares all hotels offering parking packages and guarantees you the cheapest rates all the time.

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Is Park and Ride better than Meet and Greet?

The two types of parking are different. Meet and Greet is more convenient whilst Park and Ride is often cheaper. If you have more time on your hands and are happy to drive to the car park yourself then park and ride may be a better option for you. All park and ride car parks on are located less than 10 minutes away by free shuttle bus.