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Trains to Luton Airport Parkway

Luton Airport Parkway station is approximately 1 mile west of London Luton Airport in Bedfordshire, making it the rail link for the 10.5 million passengers a year that fly in and out of Luton to destinations across Europe, northern Africa and even parts of Asia. A shuttle bus runs between the airport and train station every ten minutes, and, with planes active day and night, trains also keep running hourly throughout the night, taking onward passengers to Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Brighton and London. Generally trains to and from the station take 45 minutes and service London stations: Blackfriars, City Thameslink, Farringdon and London St Pancras International. Opened in 1999, the station’s four platforms were extended in 2008 so 12-carriage trains could roll in, then in 2013, the Midland Main Line station underwent a small facelift in 2013, with the introduction of a northern entrance on Kimpton Road.

Luton Airport Parkway Station is one of the most common train stations for travellers from London to Luton Airport and vice-versa. From there, Cambridge, Canterbury, Oxford, Brighton and other cities and towns of South East England are close by. Located in the heart of Bedfordshire, London Luton Airport is only ten minutes by taxi from Luton Airport Parkway station. A convenient shuttle bus links the airport and the train station.

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Station details & facilities

Luton Airport Parkway station has one main entrance leading on to a concourse with a ticket counter directly ahead. All three platforms are located via stairs, lifts and escalators. The toilets and a small shop are found on the upper ground level before entering platform 4. The other three platforms are accessed via a footbridge on the first floor.

Latest

The lift between Platform 1 and the overbridge are out of order at Luton Airport Parkway. This affects trains towards St Pancras, Blackfriars and Sutton.

Delays between London Blackfriars and London St Pancras International. More information can be found in Latest Travel News.

09:14

Luton Airport Parkway

Thameslink

Plat. 1

On time

09:15

Luton Airport Parkway

Thameslink

Plat. 2

On time

09:19

Luton Airport Parkway

Thameslink

Plat. 1

On time

09:26

Luton Airport Parkway

Thameslink

Plat. 2

Station Due 09:28

09:26

Luton Airport Parkway

East Midlands Trains

Plat. 4

On time

09:28

Luton Airport Parkway

Thameslink

Plat. 1

On time

09:15

Brighton

Thameslink

Plat. 1

On time

09:16

Luton

Thameslink

Plat. 2

On time

09:19

Rainham (Kent)

Thameslink

Plat. 1

On time

09:26

Bedford

Thameslink

Plat. 2

Station Leaving 09:29

09:26

Nottingham

East Midlands Trains

Plat. 4

On time

09:29

Gatwick Airport

Thameslink

Plat. 1

On time

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