There are 8 ways to get from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3h 46m

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

£84 - £277

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Bus  •  7h 35m

  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 / ...

£13 - £18

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Train via Peterborough  •  5h 49m

  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

£73 - £285

Train via Peterborough #2  •  6h 37m

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

£89 - £219

Drive  •  3h 32m

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

£35 - £55

Fly to London Stansted  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Stansted (STN) MAN - STN

£52 - £215

Fly to London Heathrow, subway, train  •  4h 26m

  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

£74 - £290

Fly to Cambridge, bus, train  •  4h 7m

  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

£66 - £363

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The cheapest way to get from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which costs £13 - £19 and takes 7h 35m.

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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 3h 32m.

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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 7h 35m.

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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, Euston station and Tottenham Hale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 46m.

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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 3h 46m and costs £80 - £280.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m 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 Avanti West Coast, 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 3h 46m and costs £80 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 7h 35m, you could also fly, which costs £50 - £220 and takes 4h 56m.

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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: 3h 46m

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 3h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 7h 35m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £300
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£45 - £300
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £300
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£45 - £300
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £300
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £300
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£45 - £300
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £300
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Grenoble
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £240
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £190
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Bergerac
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £230
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £370
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £230
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £380
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Mahon
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£90 - £370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £310
Flights from Manchester to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£45 - £240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £290
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £290
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £290
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Manchester to London Stansted via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £460
Train operators
Stansted Express
Phone
0345 600 7245
Email
customerrelations@abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£16 - £25
Website
Stansted Express
Standard
£17
First
£25
Business
£24
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
Stansted Express
Standard
£19
First
£27
Business
£26
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£13 - £20
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £16
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£15 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £26
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £110
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £140
Train from Cambridge to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£24 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£23 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£45 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Single
£65 - £100
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
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
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Whippet Coaches
Phone
01954 230011
Website
go-whippet.co.uk
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Cambridge, station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Unknown
Whippet Coaches
C G Myall & Son
Phone
01763 243225
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Cambridge, station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
C G Myall & Son

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There is no direct flight from Manchester Airport to London Stansted Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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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 Stansted Express, 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 3h 32m to drive from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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Aurigny, easyJet, Jet2.com and Ryanair offer flights from Manchester Airport to London Stansted Airport.

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There are 209+ hotels available in London Stansted Airport (STN). Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Bolton to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 41 min and costs £7 - £15.

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