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There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Dartford

$36 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus, line 486 bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Bow National Express
  2. Take the line 486 bus from North Greenwich Station to Bexleyheath, Friswell Place 486 / ...

$14 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus, line 96 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to Stratford A21
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Dartford, Pizza Hut 96

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford 41 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford 41 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Dartford 41 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford is to taxi which costs £130 - £170 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Dartford, Pizza Hut via Bow Church DLR, North Greenwich Station and Bexleyheath, Mayplace Rd West Bexleyheath Clock Twr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Dartford is 31 miles. The road distance is 41 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £27 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £27 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 486 bus, which costs £10 - £15 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Bexleyheath, Friswell Place station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford is 41 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford.
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  • Distance: 30.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Dartford, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford via London Liverpool Street, Moorgate station, London Bridge station, and London Bridge in around 1 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford via Bow Church DLR, North Greenwich Station, Bexleyheath, Friswell Place, and Bexleyheath, Mayplace Rd West Bexleyheath Clock Twr in around 2 h 27 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Dartford
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
Thameslink
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Bow
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from North Greenwich Station to Bexleyheath, Friswell Place
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to Stratford
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
Stagecoach London
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Dartford, Pizza Hut
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Stagecoach London
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dartford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Dartford
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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