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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport

$130 - $195

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 29 min

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

$51 - $60

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington
  2. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport

$80 - $133

Train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Stansted Airport

$90 - $140

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN) 132.4 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which takes 2 h 17 min and costs £21 - £35.

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The distance between Cheltenham and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 161 km. The road distance is 212 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Stansted Airport London via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Stansted Airport. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

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

You can take a train from Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Birmingham New Street, London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, and Tottenham Hale in around 3 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Heathrow Airport London in around 4 h 29 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Virgin West Coast Trains
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
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
$39
Business
$36
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cheltenham to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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