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There are 9 ways to get from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$131 - $206

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Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolton to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$29 - $43

7 alternative options

Train via Peterborough  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport

$92 - $177

Train East Midlands Trains  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport

$109 - $167

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) 216.7 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Manchester to London Heathrow, subway, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport

$127 - $332

Fly Manchester to Cambridge, bus, train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cambridge (CBG) MAN - CBG
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, Emmanuel Street to Cambridge, station
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Stansted Airport

$90 - $413

Fly Manchester to Southampton, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  3. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport

$102 - $226

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport

$131 - $281

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Bolton and arriving at Stansted Airport London via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Bolton and arriving at Stansted Airport via Manchester Piccadilly, Doncaster and Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between Bolton and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 163 miles. The road distance is 216.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs £100 - £160.

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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

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Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs £100 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £35 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 163.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, Euston station, Tottenham Hale station, and Tottenham Hale in around 3 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Manchester to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Doncaster to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Super Off-Peak Single
$40 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Cambridge to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
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 Bolton to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
National Express
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Emmanuel Street to Cambridge, station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Whippet Coaches
Website
go-whippet.co.uk
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Cambridge, station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
go-whippet.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport London station.

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Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Stansted Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 217 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to drive from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 193+ hotels available in London Stansted Airport (STN). Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bolton to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs £5 - £10.

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