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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  •  3h 16m

  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

$109 - $194

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Bus  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$51 - $60

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 55m

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

$79 - $132

Train  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Stansted Airport

$85 - $140

Drive  •  2h 17m

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

$28 - $45

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

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

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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 T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Stansted Airport. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4h 24m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 100 miles. The road distance is 132.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs £80 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs £80 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 4h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 100.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 16m

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

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
42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $130
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
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
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
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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 Cheltenham to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
National Express

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Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport London station.

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Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Stansted Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Cheltenham to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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