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There are 5 ways to get from Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport (STN) by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1h

  1. Take the bus from London Bow to Stansted Airport London National Express

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Train  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport Stansted Express / ...

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport (STN) 34.9 miles

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport (STN) 34.9 miles

Towncar  •  40 min

  1. Take a town car from Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport 34.9 miles

Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport (STN) by bus

The bus journey time between Canary Wharf and London Stansted Airport (STN) is around 1h and covers a distance of around 32 miles. Operated by National Express, the Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus service departs from London Bow and arrives in Stansted Airport London. Typically 322 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

322 Weekly Buses
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Canary Wharf → London Stansted Airport (STN)
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The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Bow and arriving at Stansted Airport London. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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No, there is no direct train from Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Canary Wharf and arriving at Stansted Airport via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 16m.

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The distance between Canary Wharf and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 29 miles. The road distance is 34.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to bus which takes 1h and costs £4 - £6.

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The bus from London Bow to Stansted Airport London takes 1h including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from London Liverpool Street station.

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which takes 1h and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £17 - £30 and takes 1h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 29.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h

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

National Express operates a bus from London Bow to Stansted Airport London every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £4 - £6 and the journey takes 1h. Alternatively, Stansted Express operates a train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £18 - £27 and the journey takes 49 min. Greater Anglia also services this route 5 times a day.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Bow to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
£85 - £110
Weso Local
Phone
+44 208 8855 555
Website
cheaptaxifare.com
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
London City Airport Taxis
Phone
+44 20 3740 1947
Website
londoncityairportcab.co.uk
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
£101

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

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Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 35 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Canary Wharf to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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