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There are 4 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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

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Subway, train  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the subway from Paddington to Liverpool Street station Hammersmith & City / ...
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to St Margarets (Herts)

£11 - £17

Cheapest option

Line 27 bus, bus, train  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Paddington Rail Station to Mornington Crescent 27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mornington Crescent to Waltham Cross, Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Waltham Cross to St Margarets (Herts)

£4 - £8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock 23.9 miles

£60 - £75

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock 23.9 miles

£3 - £6

London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock by subway, train and walk

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Stanstead Lock is around 1h 8m and covers a distance of around 25 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 6m. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and Greater Anglia, the London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock service departs from Paddington and arrives in Stanstead Lock. Typically 299 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 8m
Fastest journey time:
1h 6m
Services per week:
299
Cheapest price:
£11
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:05
Last service departs at:
23:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock subway, train and walk schedules

London Paddington Station → Stanstead Lock
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stanstead Lock is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 40 min.

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The fastest way to get from London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £60 - £75 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock. However, there are services departing from Paddington and arriving at St Margarets (Herts) via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 27m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Stanstead Lock is 21 miles. The road distance is 23.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 27m and costs £11 - £17.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m to get from London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Paddington station.

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London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at St Margarets (Herts) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock is 24 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock.
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  • Distance: 20.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 27m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Stanstead Lock, England?

There is no direct connection from London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock. However, you can take the subway to Liverpool Street station, take the walk to London Liverpool Street, take the train to St Margarets (Herts), then take the walk to Stanstead Lock. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock via Paddington Rail Station, Mornington Crescent, Waltham Cross, Bus Station, Waltham Cross, and St Margarets (Herts) in around 2h 52m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington to Liverpool Street station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to St Margarets (Herts)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Waltham Cross to St Margarets (Herts)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Rail Station to Mornington Crescent
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Mornington Crescent to Waltham Cross, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Stanstead Lock
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com

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