There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted by train, subway, bus, 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

Train, Tube  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Tottenham Hale Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Mountfitchet

$50 - $64

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the bus from London King's Cross St. Pancras to Stansted Airport, Coach Station

$35 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted 74.6 miles

$16 - $24

Towncar  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Stansted 74.6 miles

$200 - $280

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Stansted, Essex, England?

There is no direct connection from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted. However, you can take the train to London Victoria, take the walk to Victoria Underground Station, take the Tube to Tottenham Hale Underground Station, take the walk to Tottenham Hale, then take the train to Stansted Mountfitchet. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted via London St Pancras International LL, London King's Cross St. Pancras, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Mountfitchet
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$23
First
$38
Business
$35
Thameslink
Bus operators
Stansted Citylink
Phone
0330 123 2004
Website
stanstedcitylink.co.uk
Bus from London King's Cross St. Pancras to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
stanstedcitylink.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Stansted
Estimated price
$200 - $280

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Stansted is 86 km. The road distance is 119 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted is to drive which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £12 - £18.

It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted, including transfers.

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