There are 4 ways to get from Leicester to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Stansted Airport

$60 - $95

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Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Stansted Airport London National Express

$20 - $40

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Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to London Stansted Airport (STN) 96.8 miles

$20 - $30

Towncar  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take a town car from Leicester to London Stansted Airport 96.8 miles

$230 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Leicester to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station station and arriving at Stansted Airport London. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leicester and arriving at Stansted Airport. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Leicester and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 79 miles. The road distance is 96.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs £45 - £70.

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The train from Leicester to Stansted Airport takes 2 h 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Leicester to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Leicester to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Leicester station.

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The best way to get from Leicester to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs £45 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £27 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 78.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Leicester to London Stansted Airport (STN) hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leicester to London Stansted Airport (STN) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
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.

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+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Leicester to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$230 - $330

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to drive from Leicester to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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