• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 6 ways to get from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$11 - $19

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Marks Tey
  2. Take the bus from Marks Tey to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$18 - $27

Train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$56 - $68

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) 49.2 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) 49.2 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  54 min

  1. Take a town car from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport 49.2 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 54 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to taxi which costs £160 - £200 and takes 54 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ipswich and arriving at Stansted Airport London. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Stansted Airport via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

More details

The distance between Ipswich and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 40 miles. The road distance is 49.2 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £8 - £15.

More details

The bus from Ipswich to Stansted Airport London takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

More details

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

More details

Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Ipswich station.

More details

The best way to get from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £8 - £15. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £40 - £55 and takes 2 h 7 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN).
Launch map view
  • Distance: 40 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Marks Tey
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.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
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 Ipswich to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Marks Tey to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $210

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport London station.

More details

Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by Stansted Express, arrive at Stansted Airport station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 49 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN).

Get driving directions

Book your Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

Book your Ipswich to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus tickets online with Distribusion.

Search and book

There are 188+ hotels available in London Stansted Airport (STN). Prices start at $71 USD per night.

More details

Trips to London Stansted Airport (STN)