There are 11 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to London Stansted Airport (STN) by plane, bus, train or car

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

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Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN

$19 - $110

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Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London

$47 - $137

Fly Edinburgh to London City, train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport

$92 - $239

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport

$84 - $190

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London

$66 - $218

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN

$37 - $133

Train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$92 - $125

Train via Peterborough  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport

$100 - $151

Train CrossCountry  •  10 h 13 min

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

$196 - $302

Bus  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Golders Green National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Stansted Airport London National Express

$43 - $61

Drive  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to London Stansted Airport (STN) 361.8 miles

$75 - $120

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Stansted Airport London via Edinburgh and London Golders Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 23 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 319 miles. The road distance is 361.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 6 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN), including transfers and time at the airport.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to fly which takes 1 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 21 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 12 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London Stansted Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 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 Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 362 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to London Stansted Airport.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 318.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and London Stansted Airport (STN), England?

easyJet and Ryanair fly from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to London Stansted Airport (STN) every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Edinburgh, St Andrew Square (Edinburgh Trams), Edinburgh, London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, and Tottenham Hale in around 6 h 21 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Train operators
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
$38
Business
$36
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $140
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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 Haymarket to Derby
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$120 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$130 - $190
Train from Leicester to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $80
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
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
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 Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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