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

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

Recommended option

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted  •  3 h 50 min

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

$69 - $216

Cheapest option

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

$65 - $212

9 alternative options

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

$101 - $344

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 49 min

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

$143 - $386

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, bus  •  5 h 52 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 Airport Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station

$90 - $246

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 50 min

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

$176 - $394

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

$205 - $302

Train via Leeds  •  6 h 53 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

$107 - $161

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  7 h 5 min

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

$191 - $298

Bus  •  8 h 10 min

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

$118 - $139

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

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

$60 - $90

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 in around 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
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 12 min
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 Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Carlisle to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Carlisle to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $280
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $280
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$41
Business
$39
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$39
Business
$37
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $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 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
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 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Carlisle and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 396 km. The road distance is 457 km.

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.

The quickest way to get from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to fly and train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs £75 - £260.

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 53 min.

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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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