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There are 4 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 50 min

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

$85 - $112

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport to Luton Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$21 - $29

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 29 min

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

$66 - $103

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to London Stansted Airport (STN) 123.4 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which costs £16 - £22 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport and arriving at Stansted Airport London via Luton Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 94 miles. The road distance is 123.4 miles.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs £65 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs £65 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £22 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) 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 East Midlands Airport (EMA) to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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  • Distance: 93.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between East Midlands Airport (EMA), England and London Stansted Airport (STN), England?

You can take a train from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road, Long Eaton, London St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Tottenham Hale station, and Tottenham Hale in around 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Luton Airport London in around 4 h 19 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Long Eaton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
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 East Midlands Airport to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk

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