There are 10 ways to get from Chester to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 57 min

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

$134 - $193

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 777 / ...

$28 - $42

8 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 2 min

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

$110 - $201

Bus, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester Bus Interchange to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) X30
  2. Take the train from Warrington Central to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport

$125 - $180

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Chester to London Stansted Airport (STN) 200.6 miles

$40 - $65

Bus to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport

$96 - $285

Bus to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  4. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport

$115 - $353

Bus to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  4. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport

$105 - $224

Bus to Manchester, fly to Cambridge, train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cambridge (CBG) MAN - CBG
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Stansted Airport

$93 - $407

Fly Chester to Bristol, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Chester (CEG) to Bristol (BRS) CEG - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport

$177 - $324

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chester to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which costs £21 - £35 and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which costs £100 - £150 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Chester and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 161 miles. The road distance is 200.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Chester to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chester to London Stansted Airport (STN) station. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Stansted Airport, Coach Station via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Stansted Airport via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 2 min.

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

You can take a train from Chester to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, and Tottenham Hale in around 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway in around 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Manchester to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Chester to Bristol
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
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
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$40
Business
$39
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
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 Cambridge to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Warrington Central to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
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 Chester to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chester Bus Interchange to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
easybus.com

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