Luton Airport Covid test

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Luton Airport directions

By car

London Luton Airport is accessible by car. The airport is close to the M1 and M25, connecting the airport to most of the UK.

Distance to London Luton Airport:

  • Central London: 32 miles
  • Bedford: 22 miles
  • Cambridge: 35 miles
  • North London: 30 miles
  • Milton Keynes: 25 miles
  • Oxford: 50 miles
  • Birmingham: 90 miles

Using a sat nav? The postcode for London Luton Airport is LU2 9QT. Follow the signs to your chosen car park or drop off point when you approach.

By train

There are fast and frequent trains available to London Luton Airport from Central London. The average train journey is just 40 minutes, with trains departing every 10 minutes on average during peak times. If you’re travelling through the night, trains depart about once an hour.

From the South, there are trains departing every 20 minutes on average at peak times.

Remember to keep in mind the 10-minute Shuttle Bus transfer when planning your journey.

By bus

National Express and Green Line run fast and frequent services from many central London locations to London Luton Airport.

Stagecoach and Busway also offer services to London Luton Airport from other parts of the UK.

It’s best to check with the service operator before you travel, to make sure that your bus or coach is accessible.

It's always best to get to the airport 2 to 3 hours before your flight is due to depart, giving yourself plenty of time to get through check-in and security.

Luton Airport Covid-19 testing on departure

If you need a PCR test, select your nearest Luton Airport Covid test centre. Follow the steps below for an antigen test.

Book a time to get tested

Book a time to get tested

Ensure you have sufficient time to receive your results and complete your flight check-in.

Perform your swab

Perform your swab

Take the swab by following the instructions included in your kit.

Results in 30 minutes

Results in 30 minutes

You'll receive your test results and doctor-signed fit to fly certificate the same-day by email.

Important: If you test negative, you will be provided with a digital fit to fly certificate and can proceed to check-in. Passengers who test positive will not be permitted to travel.

Luton Airport Covid-19 test on arrival

Return Antigen Test

Not fully vaccinated and returning to Luton Airport? You will need a fast-action antigen test kit that you take with you and perform before you travel to England.

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Day 2 Test

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving in England are required to take a lateral flow (antigen) test on day 2. Choose Medicspot for stress-free reliable Covid testing with guaranteed same-day results.

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Day 2 and 8 Tests

Are you partially or not vaccinated under the approved UK, Europe or USA program? You will need to book and take PCR tests on day 2 and 8 of your arrival in the UK.

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Test to Release

The government introduced the Test to Release programme to reduce the self-isolation period for travellers returning to England. Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated travellers can shorten their mandatory 10-day quarantine period through the Test to Release scheme with a negative Covid-19 PCR test on day 5.

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Luton Airport Covid test FAQs

How quickly will I receive my Covid-19 test result at London Luton Airport?

Medicspot offers same-day PCR testing at our same-day London test hubs, near Luton Airport. If your flight permits an antigen test for travel, you can get your results in as little as 30 minutes. For all our Covid testing options, see our travel test website.

What is the Luton Airport Covid testing price?

Testing starts from just £29 with Medicspot. For more details on how much a Covid test for travel costs for your flight departing from Luton airport, see our Covid tests page.

How can I book a Covid test for Luton Airport?

With Medicspot, you can book a Covid test at one of our same-day London test hubs, near London Luton Airport. Alternatively, you can have a test kit delivered to your home before you travel. Medicspot is a government-listed provider and its Covid testing is approved for use at Luton Airport.

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