There are 11 ways to get from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Stansted  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN

$64 - $210

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Train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN

$68 - $214

Fly Carlisle to Southend, train  •  3 h 45 min

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

$99 - $342

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London

$106 - $339

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  3. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London

$90 - $244

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London

$138 - $346

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 14 min

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

$200 - $294

Train via Leeds  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport

$106 - $160

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Stansted Airport

$189 - $294

Bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$115 - $135

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN) 285.5 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to fly and train which costs £75 - £270 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Stansted Airport London via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Stansted Airport via Leeds and Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 247 miles. The road distance is 285.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs £150 - £230.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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

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Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Carlisle station.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs £150 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £85 - £110 and takes 8 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 247.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, and Tottenham Hale in around 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 8 h 2 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Carlisle to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Carlisle to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
Train from Carlisle to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
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
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
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
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 Birmingham New Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London Stansted Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 286 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to drive from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to London Stansted Airport.

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There are 183+ hotels available in London Stansted Airport (STN). Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Carlisle Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs £20 - £24.

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