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

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London

Train

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN)

Drive

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport
Chelmsford → London Stansted Airport (STN)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Stansted Airport via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 37m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 14 miles. The road distance is 19.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train and bus which takes 1h 18m and costs £15 - £29.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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Chelmsford 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 Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 19 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 18m

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Liverpool Street in around 1h 37m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stratford City Bus Station to London Stansted Airport Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Airport Bus Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Stratford City Bus Station to London Stansted Airport Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £12
Website
Megabus UK
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
£120 - £150
Your Cabbie
Phone
+44 1245 354 040
Website
taxis-in-chelmsford.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355 555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis & Cars
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Chelmsford City Taxis
Phone
+44 1245 250 250
Website
chelmsfordcitytaxis.com
Cab City
Phone
+44 1245 30 30 30
Website
cab-city.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
£101

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