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

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Line 241 bus, bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 241 bus from Custom House Station to Stratford Bus Station 241 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$11 - $16

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Train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$30 - $32

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport (STN) 33.4 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport (STN) 33.4 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport 33.4 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from ExCeL London station to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Custom House Station and arriving at Stansted Airport London via London Stratford also for Westfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between ExCeL London and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 28 miles. The road distance is 33.4 miles.

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The best way to get from ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to line 241 bus and bus which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £8 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Custom House Station.

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The best way to get from ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to line 241 bus and bus which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £8 - £12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £23 - £25 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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ExCeL London 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 ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 33 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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Map of how to get from ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 28.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Custom House Station, Stratford City Bus Station, and London Stratford also for Westfield in around 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station, Tower Gateway DLR Station, Tower Hill Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 26 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House Station to Stratford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Stratford to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
Other operators
Taxi from ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from ExCeL London to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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