There are 8 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the subway from Liverpool Street station to Westminster station Circle

£18 - £30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the bus from STANSTED Airport London to London Waterloo Rail Station National Express

£5 - £7

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Bus via Liverpool Street Station  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Liverpool Street Station 720 / ...

£12 - £17

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben 39 miles

£95 - £120

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben 39 miles

£6 - £10

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Big Ben 39 miles

£100 - £150

Shuttle  •  50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Stansted Airport to Big Ben

£100 - £150

Uber  •  50 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben 39 miles

£60 - £90

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben is to bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 1h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from STANSTED Airport London and arriving at London Waterloo Rail Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben station. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Westminster station via Liverpool Street station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Big Ben is 32 miles. The road distance is 39 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 10m and costs £18 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1h 10m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben, including transfers.

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

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

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben.
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  • Distance: 31.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 10m

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

National Express operates a bus from STANSTED Airport London to London Waterloo Rail Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 30m.

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 Liverpool Street station to Westminster station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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 STANSTED Airport London to London Waterloo Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
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
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£60 - £90
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Access
£60 - £90
Assist
£65 - £95
UberX
£65 - £95
UberXL
£90 - £130
Exec
£130 - £180
Lux
£210 - £300
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
£95 - £120
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Stansted Airport Taxi Service
Phone
+44 1279 260 602
Website
stansted-taxi-booking.co.uk
24 x 7 Ltd
Phone
+44 1279 661 111
Website
24x7stansted.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Big Ben
Estimated price
£100 - £150
Shuttle from London Stansted Airport to Big Ben
Estimated price
£100 - £150

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Waterloo Rail Station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Westminster station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben is 39 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben.

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