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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.

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

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

$64 - $209

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Train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted  •  4h 7m

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

$56 - $213

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Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  6h 16m

  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 Newcastle, fly to London City, train  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London City (LCY) NCL - LCY
  3. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport

$111 - $358

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, bus  •  5h 59m

  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 - $243

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  6h 7m

  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  •  4h 16m

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

$200 - $293

Train via Leeds  •  6h 53m

  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  •  7h 7m

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

$183 - $283

Bus  •  8h 1m

  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  •  4h 43m

  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 4h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train and fly which costs £45 - £170 and takes 4h 4m.

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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 8h 1m.

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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 6h 53m.

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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 4h 16m and costs £150 - £230.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m 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 4h 16m and costs £150 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £85 - £110 and takes 8h 1m.

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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: 4h 4m

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 station, Tottenham Hale station, and Tottenham Hale in around 4h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlisle to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 8h 1m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
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
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
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
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 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
2h 6m
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
1h 12m
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
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
3h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
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
2h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Northern Rail
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
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
3h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
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
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
National Express
Bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Carlisle to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
National Express

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

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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 4h 43m 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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