Luton is in an unrivalled position within the South East. Situated only 30 miles north of London it has easy access to most major cities in the UK owing to its excellent road, air and rail links. Surrounded by the Chilterns, an area of outstanding natural beauty, Luton offers the best of both worlds - a modern town with excellent business opportunities and accommodation with superb countryside on its doorstep, making it a great place to live and work.
Luton has many natural open spaces including seven landscaped parks and recreational areas. Luton is home to more than 215,000 people, many of whom are young and skilled. It also has a catchment of 23 million people within two hours travel time. The University of Bedfordshire, Barnfield College and the Luton Sixth Form College all offer high quality facilities for education and training. Luton has the advantage of being within the ‘Golden Triangle’ Cambridge, Oxford and London, which is home to Europe’s top universities.
If you need to get around then you couldn’t be better placed. Luton has excellent connections however you choose to travel. Just off the newly widened M1, minutes from the M25 and a short distance from the A1, Luton has easy access to many main road routes. Major improvements to local road networks include the £30 million funded improvement to M1 Junction 10a to vastly improve traffic flow to the airport and surrounding area.
The Luton area is fully connected to superfast broadband and the coverage is 97.6% in Luton.
The innovative Luton and Dunstable Guided Busway makes travel quick and easy across Luton and surrounding areas. Three railway stations serve Luton with fast rail services across the UK. The International Rail Terminal at London St Pancras is just 22 minutes away.
London Luton Airport offers flights to more than 100 destinations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. A number of companies offer private jet charters from London Luton Airport.
With three mainline rail stations, two M1 junctions and an international airport, Luton's transport links are second to none.
Only 22 minutes from London and little over an hour from the Midlands by rail, Luton's connections take you across the UK and to Europe, including direct train links to St Pancras International where you can catch the Eurostar to Paris and Brussels.
The Busway is a revolutionary transport link that connects Luton, London Luton Airport, Dunstable and Houghton Regis. These new routes provide core services between Luton and Dunstable up to every seven minutes at peak times.
This provides fast, frequent and reliable transport, journey time on the traffic-free guideway between the two town centres just 15 minutes. The Busway is both flexible and quick providing efficient travel for both work and leisure.
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