Luton Airport Main Terminal

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Luton Airport’s £40 million terminal was developed in November 1999 and officially opened by HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

The terminal houses 60 check-in desks, modern baggage and flight information systems and a wide range of shops, restaurants and bars.

Millions of people pass through the terminal each year, annual passenger numbers are well over 9 million, and 9 scheduled airlines operate from here as well as some key charter carriers.

The check in desks are located along the length of the terminal wall opposite the entrance and exits.

Departure Lounges and Arrivals Meeting Points are accessed through the walkway from the main terminal building. You can check arrivals online on our Luton Airport Website.

  • International flights – check in 3 hours prior to departure
  • European flights – check in 2 hours prior to departure
  • Domestic flights – check in 90 minutes prior to departure

Boarding usually begins around 45 minutes before departure.

There is a 24 hour Left Luggage storage facility situated next to Outsize Buggage in the check-in hall.

Terminal Telephone number: +44 (0) 1582 405100

Luton Airport Main Terminal Facilities

Main Terminal – Check In
Bureau de Change There are four Bureaux de Change in the Check In Concourse: Three of which are the International Currency Exchange.
Cash Dispensers There are four ATMs, located throughout the check-in area.
Food and Drink There is a Food Village, Burger King with plenty of seating and Bar Des Voyageurs in the Check-in area, along with other eateries. For all your coffee needs you can find Costa and Starbucks.
Pay Phones There are public telephones, some that are web enabled located throughout the check in area. There is a special
assistance phone on the right as you enter the terminal.
Internet There are internet access points next to Voyager Entertainment and near the Parking payment machines.
Shopping Shops include Cotton Traders, WH Smith, Voyager, and Tie Rack. Plus many more on Level 1 of the terminal.
Toilets There are two toilet facilities in this area, both with disabled and baby changing facilities.
Information There are two information points located throughout the Check-in area.
Postal Services There is a mail box on the right as you enter airport
Entertainment Voyager is open 24 hours.
Oversize Baggage Located at the far end of the terminal close to the check in desks
Left Luggage There is a 24 hours Left Luggage Storage facility situated next to Outsize Buggage in the check-in hall. Prices are £6 per 24 hours per item.
Main Terminal – Departures
Bureau de Change The Bureau de Change is located opposite WH Smith in the Departures area after security.
Cash Dispensers Located before security next to the Currency Exchange outlet.
Food and Drink A good choice of food and drink outlets including Starbucks, Pret a Manger, Est Bar and Restaurant, PIP, and The Real Food Company.
Information Points Two located before security.
Internet Access Wireless internet services are available after security in the Departures concourse. A number of payphones are also web enabled.
Pay Phones There are several pay phones located throughout the departures area, some web enabled.
Shopping A wide selection of shops are available, including newsagents, health and beauty, electrical, gifts, books and
Toilets There are two toilet facilities both with baby changing and disabled facilities.
Place of Worship The Chapel is located in the building opposite the terminal entrance. It is open to
all faiths from 04:00 to 23:00 each day.
Main Terminal – Arrivals Lounge
Communication Telephone, internet and e-mail facilities available.
Food and Drink Costa Coffee café.
Left Luggage Located next to the escalators.
Car Hire Companies There are car hire companies including Europcar and National / Alamo located in the Arrivals concourse.
Onward Travel Services Kiosk selling train and bus tickets located in the Arrivals area.
Taxis Taxi stand outside main entrance/exit.
Hotel Services Kiosks providing information and services about nearby hotels. Please check Airport Hotel Shop.
Shopping A few shops available including WH Smith and Marks and Spencer Simply Food.
Toilets Toilets including disabled and baby changing facilities are available in the Arrivals area.