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

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Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X10 - Essex Airlink / ...

£10 - £11

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Train  •  1h 31m

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

£28 - £46

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN) 19.1 miles

£40 - £50

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN) 19.1 miles

£3 - £5

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. Take a town car from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport 19.1 miles

£75 - £110

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £3 - £5 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 £40 - £50 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station station and arriving at Stansted Airport, Coach Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 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 31m.

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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 bus which takes 34 min and costs £10 - £11.

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The bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station takes 34 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which takes 34 min and costs £10 - £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £28 - £50 and takes 1h 31m.

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  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

First in Essex operates a bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £10 - £11 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Liverpool Street in around 1h 31m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
London Overground
Bus operators
First in Essex
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £11
Website
First in Essex
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
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
Allied Taxi Chelmsford
Phone
+44 1245 443 232
Jayride
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
£75 - £110

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Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Stansted Airport, Coach 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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