There are 6 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  •  1 h 30 min

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

$20 - $24

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Train, Tube  •  1 h 35 min

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

$55 - $66

Bus, line 510 bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 724
  2. Take the line 510 bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 510 / ...

$23 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

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

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 5 min

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

$160 - $230

Uber  •  1 h 5 min

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

$150 - $190

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

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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 1 h 5 min.

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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 1 h 30 min.

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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 1 h 30 min and costs £15 - £18.

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The bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London takes 1 h 30 min 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 1 h 5 min 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: 1 h 30 min

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 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
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
$39
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$150 - $190
Access
$150 - $220
Assist
$150 - $220
UberX
$150 - $220
UberXL
$230 - $310
Exec
$310 - $430
Lux
$500 - $700
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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