There are 10 ways to get from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 41 min

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

$131 - $205

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Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolton to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 777 / ...

$29 - $43

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Train via Peterborough  •  5 h 40 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 - $140

Train East Midlands Trains  •  6 h 29 min

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

$109 - $166

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

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

$45 - $70

Fly Manchester to London Heathrow, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport

$93 - $285

Fly Manchester to Southend, train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport

$111 - $352

Fly Manchester to Southampton, train  •  5 h 20 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 - $224

Fly Manchester to Cambridge, train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cambridge (CBG) MAN - CBG
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Stansted Airport

$90 - $407

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport

$101 - $239

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

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) station. However, there are services departing from Bolton and arriving at Stansted Airport, Coach Station via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 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 40 min.

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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 Underground Station, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, and Tottenham Hale in around 3 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bolton to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway in around 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
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
$35
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
$39
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 Victoria to Leeds
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
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 - $22
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 2 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
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
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
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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