Getting here and parking couldn’t be easier...

Parking in Luton town centre at The Mall couldn’t be easier.

Market & Central Car Parks 

Please note Market Car Park will be closed from Monday 1st August for 12 weeks due to essential maintenance works. Library and Central Car Parks will remain open as usual.
For access to the Market Hall please use Central Car Park Level 5 and follow the signs to Market Car Park via the cross over. Parking is still available on Level 4 & 5 of Market Car Park (please note: there is no exit via Market Car Park, to leave the car parks you must leave via Central Car Park).

Take Junction 10 off the M1 and follow the signs to the town centre. Once on Gipsy Lane (A505) continue straight through the roundabout approaching St Mary's Road, where you will see a large church on your left hand side, remaining in the left hand lane pass through the first set of traffic lights. The Mall Luton will be on your left. A car park entrance can be found by taking the first slip road to the left (John Street) and following the road in to Melson Street which will lead you into Market Car Park.

Central Car Park is situated off Cheapside and can be found by continuing further along to the end of John Street.

Library Car Park

Alternatively, additional parking is available in Library Car Park and is located off Library Road behind Luton Central Library and adjacent to The Galaxy.

Sat Nav users should use the postcodes LU1 2JX for Market Car Park, LU1 2HN for Central Car Park and LU1 2NG for Library Car Park.


There is motorcycle parking in both Central and Market Car Parks. In Central Car Park the bays are on Level 1 by the exit. In Market Car Park they are on the ground floor. No charges apply to motorcycles.

Various bus companies offer services to Luton Town Centre, including Arriva, Centrebus and Stagecoach. Many of these services stop directly outside The Mall or within a 5 minute walk.

For further information on their services then please visit their websites by clicking on the links below.

The Mall is a 5 minute walk from Luton Train Station. Exit the station towards the town centre. At the traffic lights cross over Guildford Street and you will see The Mall's entrance directly ahead of you.

Click here to view live departures and arrivals at Luton train station.


At The Mall Luton parking is easy, safe and secure. We have three car parks offering convenient access to your Mall shopping centre, all of which are accredited by the Park Mark® Safer Parking Scheme.

New car parking system

With the new car parking system, we will no longer being using chip coins. Instead Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) will read your number plate at the entrance and exit of the car park.

The new system is cashless payments however there are a number of ways to pay: through the pay station, via your mobile, or sign up to AutoPay.

Please click here for more information.

For any queries or problems please contact REEF at 020 7842 8508 or

Market & Central Car Parks

These car parks offer 1,422 car parking spaces and are open 24 hours a day. Tariffs for these car parks are shown in the table to the right. 

  • Disabled Parking:
    • Market Car Park - 35 spaces on level 3.
    • Central Car Park -   31 spaces on levels 1 & 2.
  • Parent & Child Parking:
    • Market Car Park - 27 spaces on level 4.
    • Central Car Park - 41 spaces on level 1.
  • Electric car charging points:
    • Market Car Park - Ground level.
    • Central Car Park - Level 1.

*Please note lift access in Market Car Park is from Level 3 and above. 

Access to Market & Central Car Parks out of hours 

For access to Market Car Park outside of the centre opening times,  please enter via the two staircases at the back of the Market on Melson Street/Church Street.

 For disabled access to Market Car Park and access to Central Car Park, please use the intercom at St George’s Square so we can give you access.

Alternatively for any other assistance please call our security who are available 24 hours a day/7 days per week on 01582 412636.

Library Car Park

Library car park offers 112 spaces including disabled spaces and is open 24 hours a day. Tariffs for the library car park are also shown on the right. Sundays and Bank Holidays are priced as normal.

  • Disabled parking - 6 spaces on ground level.

 Height Restrictions

  • Market Car Park: 6'2"
  • Central Car Park: 6'2"
  • Library Car Park: 6'10"


Approximately 20 spaces are available around The Mall for cyclists. Due to safety reasons no bikes are permitted in The Mall so please utilise these facilities.


Car park opening times

Market car park 24 hours
Central car park 24 hours
Library car park 24 hours

Car park tariffs

0-2 hours £1.50
2-3 hours £2.00
3-4 hours £3.00
4-5 hours £4.00
Over 5 hours £8.00
Thursday after 5pm FREE for late night shopping
All other evenings - 6pm to 6am £1.00
Sundays and Bank Holidays Up to 3 Hours - £1, Over 3 Hours - normal tariff applies
Up to 1 hour £1.50
1-2 hours £2.20
2-3 hours £3.20
3-4 hours £4.20
4-5 hours £5.20
5-24 hours £8.00
Sunday and Bank Holidays Normal prices apply

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