One of six international airports serving Greater London, London Luton Airport is located in the north of the city. This airport serves as a base for EasyJet, Monarch, Thomson Airways and Ryanair. The vast majority of the routes served are within Europe, although there are some charter and scheduled routes to destinations in North Africa and Asia. This airport caters mainly to visitors wanting to travel to exotic places such as Ibiza, Dublin and Tel Aviv to name a few.
The fastest way to get to the airport from central London is by the Luton airport train service. From Luton Parkway Station, there is a shuttle connecting the airport and the station which is a 5-minute journey.
Where to go
Travel to Aberdeen, the capital of the Grampian Highlands in the northeast of Scotland. Explore this cosmopolitan town with its rich ancient history. Enjoy some of Scotland’s most fascinating and stunning scenery such as towering peaks and ancient pinewoods. The National Park attracts visitors from all over the country. It is a place where they can hike and climb or even ski at one of the three ski centres there.
There are also flights to the city of Inverness located in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Explore the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery which houses a rich collection of Pictish stones and wildlife dioramas. Take a stroll along the river or rent a bicycle and cruise through the Ness Islands. Do not miss the busy theatre scene in this city. Soak up the culture of this city by heading for Indies nights offered at numerous venues around the city.
Alternatively, head to Belfast in Northern Ireland within one hour. Belfast is a lovely city with a colourful history and rich culture. Visitors can use Belfast as a base for exploring the charms of largely rural Northern Ireland. Take a day trip to explore the Giant’s Causeway, the Mountain of Mourne and countless pretty villages.
Ryanair flies you to the mystical capital of Ireland, Dublin. It is possible to spend a day in the city before heading into the countryside as Dublin is a relatively small and compact city. Wander around the parks and museums in the city. One place to start is the College Park where you’ll find the Old Library’s extensive collection of antiquarian Irish literature and history books. Be fascinated by the architecture of the City Hall on Dame Street. Explore the ancient streets and alleys of Dublin by the riverside.
El Al brings you to the party capital of Israel, Tel Aviv. Tel Aviv is a hive of activity for travellers from all age groups. This bustling cosmopolitan city has it all, from beach boardwalks to green parks, vibrant shopping options to awesome night clubs, museums to open air markets.
For party lovers, hop on EasyJet to the party island of Ibiza in Spain. This is a famous destination for party-goers with its vibrant nightlife and exclusive clubs. Besides partying all night long, visitors can also indulge in spa treatments at the many spas and wellness centres on the island.
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