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Where is Luton?

Luton is located in the county of Bedfordshire, Eastern England, five miles east of the town of Dunstable, and 28 miles north-west of London. Luton lies two miles west of the Hertfordshire border. Luton falls within the unitary authority of Luton. It is in the LU1 postcode district. The post town for Luton is Luton.

Luton on a map

Map showing extent of Luton as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Luton
Map showing location of Luton within the UK
Location of Luton within the UK

Which county is Luton in?

Luton is in the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire, the historic county of Bedfordshire, and the administrative county of Luton.

Ceremonial CountyBedfordshire
Historic CountyBedfordshire
Administrative CountyLuton

Where is Luton in Bedfordshire?

Luton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Bedfordshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Bedfordshire.

Map showing location of Luton within Bedfordshire
Location of Luton within Bedfordshire

What is the postcode for Luton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Luton is LU1 2AT.

Where is Luton in LU1?

Luton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the LU1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the LU1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Luton within LU1
Location of Luton within LU1

What is the post town for Luton?

The post town for Luton is Luton. Luton is in the LU1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Luton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Luton?

The centre of Luton is located at position 51.87954° latitude and -0.41745° longitude.

Latitude51.87954°
Longitude-0.41745°

What is the easting and northing of Luton?

The centre of Luton is located at the grid reference easting 509031 and northing 221292 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting509031
Northing221292

What are the nearest towns to Luton?

Position of Luton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Luton to the centre of the town.

east
5m
Luton is 5 miles east of Dunstable
east
5m
Luton is 5 miles east of Houghton Regis
north-west
5m
Luton is 5 miles north-west of Harpenden
south-west
8m
Luton is 8 miles south-west of Hitchin
north
9m
Luton is 9 miles north of Hemel Hempstead
south
9m
Luton is 9 miles south of Flitwick
west
9m
Luton is 9 miles west of Stevenage
north-west
10m
Luton is 10 miles north-west of Welwyn Garden City
north-east
10m
Luton is 10 miles north-east of Berkhamsted
south-west
10m
Luton is 10 miles south-west of Letchworth

What are the nearest cities to Luton?

Position of Luton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Luton to the centre of the city.

north
9m
Luton is 9 miles north of St Albans
north-west
29m
Luton is 29 miles north-west of London
north-west
29m
Luton is 29 miles north-west of City of London
north-west
29m
Luton is 29 miles north-west of City of Westminster
south-west
32m
Luton is 32 miles south-west of Cambridge
east
37m
Luton is 37 miles east of Oxford
west
39m
Luton is 39 miles west of Chelmsford
south-west
46m
Luton is 46 miles south-west of Ely
south
48m
Luton is 48 miles south of Peterborough
south-east
59m
Luton is 59 miles south-east of Coventry

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