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There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Stansted Airport (STN) by bus, train, subway, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$20 - $24

Cheapest option

Subway, bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to King's Cross St. Pancras station Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport

$16 - $20

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Train, subway  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport

$55 - $66

Drive  •  1h 5m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Stansted Airport (STN) 65.1 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1h 5m

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to London Stansted Airport (STN) 65.1 miles

$160 - $230

Towncar #2  •  1h 5m

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Stansted Airport 65.1 miles

$160 - $230

Uber  •  1h 5m

  1. Take an Uber from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Stansted Airport (STN) 65.1 miles

$150 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Stansted Airport London. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 30m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 42 miles. The road distance is 65.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to bus which takes 1h 30m and costs £15 - £18.

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The bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London takes 1h 30m including transfers and departs hourly.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 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 London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 42.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 30m

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

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Stansted Airport (STN) hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $24 and the journey takes 1h 30m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
45m
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
National Express
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
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Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150 - $200
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$120 - $170
Assist
$120 - $170
UberX
$120 - $170
Pool
$150 - $200
UberXL
$190 - $270
Exec
$250 - $340
Lux
$400 - $550
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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