Rent a Luton Parking Space
Luton is one of the United Kingdom’s most populous towns without city status. Located in Bedfordshire, on the River Lea, and about 30 miles northwest of London, it is an old Saxon town founded in the sixth century.
As you might expect from a town with such a long history, Luton is a great place to take a glance back into the past. St Mary’s Church is one of Bedfordshire’s largest churches, and it was built in the 12th century, while local museums like Stockwood Discovery Centre and Wardown Park Museum showcase everything that Luton has to offer, from archaeology to crafts.
Luton started hat making in the 17th century, and this became the town’s biggest and best-known industry. When hat-making started to decline in the 1930s, other industries took over. Vauxhall Motors operated a car manufacturing plant in Luton for many years, and its closure in 2002 left many Lutonians unemployed, but nowadays Luton Airport is one of the area’s largest sources of employment. Meanwhile, many Luton residents choose to commute to London.
With so many people coming and going, it’s no wonder that car parking in Luton can be hard to find, and that Luton parking prices can be so high.
Don’t worry - YourParkingSpace has got it covered. We have parking spaces in Luton to meet all your needs, whether you’re looking for:
Parking Luton train station
Parking in Luton Mall
Parking in Luton town centre
YourParkingSpace is an easy-to-use online platform that lets you reserve parking spaces in advance. We have a wide range of car parking available, with Luton parking rates as low as £2.80 a day, and options for both hourly and weekly bookings. YourParkingSpace is here to help you take the stress out of parking.
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Parking in Central Luton
Since Luton is so busy, car parking in Luton town centre is kept under control by several different types of parking restriction.
Bays with ‘permit holders only’ signs are reserved for those with resident, visitor or business permits. For more information on how to get a Luton parking permit, head to the Luton Borough Council website.
Other restricted parking spaces in Luton town centre include spaces reserved for disabled parking and motorcycle parking. Pay and Display parking bays are available to anyone, but during controlled hours, you must buy a Luton parking ticket from the machine and display it clearly in your car. If you stay longer than the time you have paid for, you risk a fine. Free parking in Luton can be found in Pay and Display areas outside controlled hours, but make sure you check the signs before you park.
YourParkingSpace only lists spaces you are allowed to park in, so you can head straight to your destination without worrying about whether your Luton parking permit is up to date. Parking made easy!
Luton Airport Parking
Luton’s residents know how much their town has to offer, but most non-Lutonians associate it only with the airport. Luton Airport is the United Kingdom’s fifth busiest airport, with destinations including Barcelona, Amsterdam, Marrakesh and Tel Aviv.
YourParkingSpace has plenty of convenient parking spaces available near Luton Airport. Book one in advance so you can head off on holiday without worrying about airport parking prices.
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery is situated on the outskirts of Luton in a large Victorian mansion. Its collection focuses on the traditional crafts of Bedfordshire, from glassware and ceramics to notable displays of hats and lace. The mansion was turned into a museum in 1931 before which it served as a private home, and, during the First World War, as a hospital.
Another popular museum nearby is Stockwood Discovery Centre. Visitors can lose themselves in the surrounding gardens, which include a Sensory Garden, filled with flowers with strong scents and bright colours, a Medicinal Garden, which features plants with healing or health properties, and a Wildlife Garden. Inside, the Discovery Centre’s exhibits showcase local history, archaeology, geology and crafts, as well as Europe’s biggest collection of horse-drawn carriages.
The town is also home to a popular professional association football club, Luton Town Football Club. Formed in 1885, it started making payments to players as early as 1890, before becoming fully professional a year later, making it the first football club in southern England to turn professional. Both the club and its supporters are nicknamed ‘the Hatters’ as a result of Luton’s historical connection with the hat-making trade.
Find parking spaces within walking distance of Luton Town Football Club’s ground, Stockwood Discovery Centre, Wardown Park Museum, and Luton’s other great attractions by booking in advance with YourParkingSpace.
Luton is located just off the M1 motorway, making it easily accessible whether you’re coming from London or from Leeds. Just exit at Junction 10.
Luton railway station provides regular trains to and from popular destinations across the country including Luton Airport, Nottingham, Sheffield, Brighton, and central London.
Luton has plenty of electric vehicle charging points in convenient locations, such as:
The Mall Central Car Park
Upper George Street
For a map of all the electric vehicle charging points across the country, check the government’s Go Ultra Low website.
Disabled parking permits, also known as Blue Badges, provide a national scheme of parking concessions for disabled people with severe mobility problems. Blue Badge holders are allowed to park in designated disabled parking bays, helping them to find a convenient space close to their destination.
Disabled parking bays are identifiable by a sign reading ‘Disabled badge holders only’. You must display a valid Blue Badge while parked in a disabled parking bay. If you park without displaying a Blue Badge, you may receive a Luton parking ticket.
Blue Badge holders can also park in Pay and Display bays in Luton town centre without a time limit.
If you would like to apply for a Blue Badge, you can check your eligibility on the government website.
Overnight, weekends & bank holidays
If you leave parking plans to the last minute, there’s no need to worry. You can reserve a driveway, parking space or garage to rent in Luton at any time of the day or night - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can even book on the move by downloading our free app for Android and Apple.
Motorists are always searching for Luton parking. If you own an unused driveway, underground parking space, or even a lock-up garage in Luton, list it on YourParkingSpace to make an easy extra income in no time. Just set your price and watch the bookings roll in.
How much is short-stay parking at Luton Airport?
Luton Airport’s multi-storey car park costs £8 for up to 30 minutes, and £14 for up to one hour.
How much is mid-stay Luton Airport parking?
The mid-term car park at Luton Airport costs £12 for up to one hour, and £32 per day.
How much is parking in Luton Airport long stay car park?
The first day at the long term car park costs £28, with subsequent days costing £24.
How to pay for parking at Luton Airport?
You can either pay for parking at the gate of the car park, or you can book and pay in advance on the Luton Airport website. Pre-booking your parking online can get you discounts of up to 70%.
For cheap parking in Luton Airport, why not check out YourParkingSpace? We list convenient Luton parking at the best prices, so you can take the hassle out of your holiday.
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Latest Luton parking reviews
Space was easy enough to find, 10 minutes walk to airport, good valueErrol
Great for small cars. Thank youKathleen
10 minute walk to the airport at a good priceJoey
This system worked out very well for us yesterday as we had to visit the Cathedral for a short visit. We noted that of the 5,200 parking spaces in St Albans , about 5,000 are rented by residents. Parking at De Tany Court was only a five minute walk from the Cathedral and the enclosed parking area was clean and tidy. We have another visit to the Cathedral arranged so we have already booked the same parking place.Graham
great communication with the space owner. Plenty of space to park. We'll definitely use it again in the futureDANTE
The place is easy to access and no fuss. Car was fine when I came back. It's about 15 minutes walk (with a big luggage) to the airport. The only thing I felt strange was that there wasn't a barrier or something so you just drove in and parked, without notifying anything. I was a bit worried that I might find a ticket or my car clamped on my return. Luckily, this didn't happen.Chloe
Really a good solution. Just a few minutes walk. It saves your time for waiting for the bus. And very cheap.Lukasz
My first time using YPS and I have to say it could not have been easier. There was more than enough parking spaces, the location was not only where we were staying before our flight, but under 10 minutes walk from the Airport - all for less than the Terminal parking. I couldn't recommend using this app more, it is the future of parking.Jordan
Short walk to the terminal.Ketan