There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to London Stansted Airport (STN) by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted  •  1 h 20 min

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

$19 - $110

9 alternative options

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted  •  3 h 30 min

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

$30 - $133

Fly Edinburgh to London City, train  •  2 h 58 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 Luton, bus  •  3 h 26 min

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

$46 - $136

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport

$66 - $218

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  3 h 7 min

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

$84 - $190

Train LNER  •  7 h 34 min

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

$100 - $151

Train via Chesterfield  •  9 h 58 min

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

$183 - $306

Bus  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Golders Green, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from London Golders Green, Bus Station to London Stansted Airport

$49 - $69

Drive  •  6 h 26 min

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

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to fly which costs £14 - £85 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to fly which costs £14 - £85 and takes 1 h 20 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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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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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 London Stansted Airport via Glasgow and London Golders Green, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 19 min.

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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 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Edinburgh, St Andrew Square (Edinburgh Trams), Edinburgh, and Peterborough in around 7 h 34 min.

Airlines
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 Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
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 29 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 Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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
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 Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $180
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 Chesterfield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Golders Green, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green, Bus Station to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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