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

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Train via London St Pancras International  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$87 - $112

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Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Stansted Airport London National Express

$26 - $46

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Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Stansted Airport

$75 - $115

Bus, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Birstall, Red Hill Circle Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Stansted Airport

$67 - $105

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN) 135.3 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Stansted Airport London via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Stansted Airport via Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Derby and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 103 miles. The road distance is 135.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs £65 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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

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Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Derby station.

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The best way to get from Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs £65 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £35 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 102.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Tottenham Hale station, and Tottenham Hale in around 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station in around 5 h 20 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Derby to Leicester
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
CrossCountry
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 Derby to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Birstall, Red Hill Circle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 135 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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