(3 star hotel)
from the airport
You won't believe that a brand-new 3-star hotel can charge so little for a night's stay, but we're sure you'll want to reap the benefits at the Holiday Inn Luton Airport! (Formally the Ramada Encore Hotel.) You will save money, but be able to enjoy a meal in a fantastic restaurant, free wifi, a free 24-hour gym and new, comfy rooms. All this within walking distance of the terminal. We're sure this won't be the last time you stay here!
Roadworks will be causing delays at the M1, junction 10 regularly throughout 2014, so we suggest you allow extra time for your journey to Luton airport. Visit the Luton Council website for more information.
Arrival at the Holiday Inn
You can check in from 15:00.
- Leave the M1 at the junction 10 roundabout for the A1081, Airport Way.
- Take the second exit at the next roundabout to continue on the road.
- After a mile and a half, take the third exit at the roundabout to continue on the road again.
- You'll find the hotel on your left.
The latest time you can check out is 11:00.
When you're ready to fly, a public bus runs from 100 yards away from the hotel every 20 minutes between 04:55 and 23:30 during the week and 05:25 and 22:40 at the weekend. It costs just £1.30 per person, each way. Buses run every 40 minutes on Sundays. On the other hand, it's only a 15-minute walk to the terminal.
Getting to and from Luton airport
When you're ready to fly, there are 3 options for transferring to the airport. We'd recommend taking the public bus which runs from 100 yards away from the hotel. It leaves every 20 minutes between 04:55 and 23:30 during the week, and 05:25 and 22:40 at the weekend. It costs £1.30 per person, each way. Buses run every 40 minutes on Sundays.
The airport is within walking distance though. It takes 12-15 minutes, and is uphill for some of the way. You will have to cross over roundabouts, so this might not be the most convenient option.
Taxis are available 24 hours a day, cost £8 at a fixed price and take 5 minutes.
Holiday Inn address
London Luton Airport,