There are 7 ways to get from Croydon to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Tottenham Hale Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport

$33 - $38

Cheapest option

Line 468 bus, bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 468 bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Lambeth Road 468
  2. Take the bus from London Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London National Express

$12 - $18

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport

$20 - $24

Line 468 bus, line 388 bus, train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 468 bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Elephant & Castle London Rd 468
  2. Take the line 388 bus from Elephant & Castle London Rd to Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street 388 / ...
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport

$28

Taxi  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Croydon to London Stansted Airport (STN) 45.4 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to London Stansted Airport (STN) 45.4 miles

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a town car from Croydon to London Stansted Airport 45.4 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Croydon to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent and arriving at Stansted Airport London via London Waterloo Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Croydon and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 38 miles. The road distance is 45.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Croydon to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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Croydon to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 45 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Croydon to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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There are 186+ hotels available in London Stansted Airport (STN). Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Croydon to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

You can take a bus from Croydon to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Lambeth Road and London Waterloo Rail Station in around 3 h 4 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$39
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
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London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Elephant & Castle London Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle London Rd to Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Lambeth Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Croydon to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Croydon to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$140 - $210

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