Luton Airport travel alert: M1 Road Works & Delays

Are you heading for sunnier shores and flying out of Luton Airport? Get the latest M1 traffic alerts and information here.

25/04/2017 – ongoing: 


M1 Junction 11 – The M1 northbound between Junction 11 and Junction 12 will see delays as all three lanes will be closed due to roadworks. Expect disruption between 22:00-06:00 from April 26th 2017 to May 1st  2017. Further disruption from May 3rd 2017 to May 6th 2017 between 22:00-06:00; all lanes will be closed.

Please allow plenty of additional time to get to and from Luton airport.

Dartford Crossing – The Dartford Tunnel is set for a week of overnight closures between 20:30-05:30 on the below dates.

Monday, April 24th: northbound east tunnel

Tuesday, April 25th: northbound east tunnel

Wednesday, April 26th: northbound east tunnel

Thursday, April 27th: northbound east tunnel

Friday, April 28th: northbound east tunnel

Saturday, April 29th: northbound west tunnel

Sunday, April 30th: northbound east tunnel

Check your car tax, car insurance, MOT and driving licence are valid here


Important information: Sat-nav users heading for Luton Airport

The new road layout is now in operation around Luton Airport and this information may not be available on current mapping or sat-nav systems. Make sure you follow local direction/diversion signs and adhere to temporary speed restrictions.

Swerve the jams…

Ongoing traffic works affecting the approach to Luton Airport are made up of several phases, so make sure you’re not caught out by downloading this NRIX traffic app. It’s constantly updated and will warn you of delays before you set out – and help you re-route to beat the jams and find the fastest route to the airport. A must-have app for passengers heading to Luton Airport during the current road upgrades.

Get it here for Android devices

Get it here for Apple devices


Slash time with meet and greet parking

Booking a chauffeur-driven meet and greet service can help cut a heap of time from your journey from home to check-in, so browse the Luton Airport Parking options APH has to offer.

Book a hotel and parking package

Save yourself the headache of queuing in traffic on the day of your flight by booking an airport hotel or hotel and parking package at Luton Airport. Don’t sit in your car stressing when you could be lounging over a lazy breakfast before arriving at the terminal refreshed and ready for your flight.

If you have any concerns or require further assistance then please contact APH Customer Services on 01342 859442

1 comment for “Luton Airport travel alert: M1 Road Works & Delays

  1. Susanne kelly
    September 9, 2016 at 7:09 am

    How long are the delays approx should we allow an hour or more

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