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Luton Airport Car Hire

Portal to London and the Midlands
For easy access to London, the motorways and many other major UK destinations, we have the perfect car for you at our Luton Airport branch.

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Luton Airport
President Way,
LU2 9LY,
United Kingdom,

Avis Preferred
Out of hours return
Breakdown assistance
 Extras available
Child seats
Satellite navigation

Opening Hours

Normal Opening Hours

Monday 07:00 - 23:00  
Tuesday 07:00 - 23:00  
Wednesday 07:00 - 23:00  
Thursday 07:00 - 23:00  
Friday 07:00 - 23:00  
Saturday 07:00 - 23:00  
Sunday 07:00 - 23:00  

Holiday Opening Hours

  Holiday 25/12/2014 Closed

Picking up your hire car at Avis Luton Airport
Collecting your vehicle

Our car rental desk is located in the Onward Travel Centre, Level 1, on the main concourse in the Arrivals hall of the terminal building. It is clearly signposted throughout the airport
From Arrivals, proceed through the onward travel area and you will see the Avis Information Desk where our team will be waiting to assist you. Once you’ve completed the formalities, a free shuttle bus will collect you from outside the front of the terminal (Bus Stop 1A) and will take you to the rear of the Airport to the Car Hire Centre, where you can collect your vehcile from the Avis Rental Desk.

Returning your vehicle   
The airport is just off the A505 and junction 10 of the M1. It’s about 30 miles from London, 25 miles from Milton Keynes, 90 miles from Birmingham, 50 miles from Oxford, 35 miles from Cambridge and 22 miles from Bedford. Take your pick from some of the country’s most popular destinations!

The airport is also just 5 minutes from the M1 and 15 minutes from the M25 (about 2 miles away) and is easily accessible from the A1.


Services and optional extras
As a company we aim to make your journey to and from the airport as smooth as possible. Here are just some of the services we provide. 
Avis Preferred: Join our customer loyalty programme and get even more out of our car hire service. With pre-prepared paperwork and our 3-Minute Promise, you’ll be in your car in no time. 
Out-of-hours return: If you arrive before or after our opening hours, just park in an Avis bay and pop the keys in the key safe. Staff will check the car after opening in the morning.
Breakdown assistance: We pride ourselves on our servicing standards and are sure you’ll have no problems with your vehicle. In the event of a breakdown however, you just need to contact our team and we’ll have you back on the road before you know it.
Optional extras
Child seats: We can provide suitable in-car seating for younger travellers – just let us know your requirements when you book your car. Please note that child seats are a legal requirement in the UK for any passengers under 12 years of age and 135 cm in height.
Satellite navigation: Don’t spend your holiday pouring over maps! With our satellite navigation option you’ll be all set to reach your destination faster.

London Congestion Charge Information

If you are travelling into Central London you will be liable to pay the Congestion Charge. You can pay for the first day at time of rental pick up and Avis will process the payment for you. Or;

  • If you choose to pay by midnight on the day of travel the charge is £10.
  • If you choose to pay by midnight the following day after you drove into the Congestion Charge zone the charge is £12.
  • If you don't pay by midnight on the charging day after you drove into the zone, a penalty charge noticed is issued and you will be charged.

Congestion charging operates between 07.00 to 18.00, Monday - Friday. There is no charge on weekends, public holidays, between Christmas & New Years day inclusive or between 18.00 - 07.00. 

Click here for more information and to view the congestion zone map.

For details on paying the congestion charge, please visit
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