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

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Train via King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station  •  2 h 29 min

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

$55 - $114

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Bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby to London Finchley Road National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Finchley Road to Stansted Airport London National Express

$24 - $34

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 32 min

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

$68 - $116

Bus, train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to St Margaret's Bus Station Skylink Leicester Derby / ...
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Stansted Airport

$67 - $110

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 bus which costs £18 - £26 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £21 - £35.

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The distance between Derby and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 165 km. The road distance is 216 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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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 London Finchley Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 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 32 min.

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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 Underground Station, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, and Tottenham Hale in around 2 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Finchley Road in around 4 h 52 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 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
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
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Leicester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Derby to London Finchley Road
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Finchley Road to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
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 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
New Bharat Coaches
Website
newbharat.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Morledge (Bus Station) to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
newbharat.co.uk

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