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

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Train  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bath Spa

£53 - £120

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Bus  •  4h 50m

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

£12 - £16

2 alternative options

Bus, line 205 bus, train  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Liverpool Street Station 720
  2. Take the line 205 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Paddington Rail Station 205
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Bath Spa

£47 - £106

Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bath 158.5 miles

£27 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bath is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bath is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bath. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Bath via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bath. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Bath Spa via Liverpool Street station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 53m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Bath is 119 miles. The road distance is 158.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bath without a car is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs £50 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bath, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bath bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bath is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs £50 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 4h 50m.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bath.
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  • Distance: 118.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 53m

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

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bath via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Lancaster Gate station, and London Paddington in around 2h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bath via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 4h 50m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £90
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £90
Bus operators
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Green Line
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10
Website
Airport Bus Express
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 Liverpool Street Station to Paddington Rail Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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 Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bath
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bath train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Bath Spa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bath is 159 miles. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bath.

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