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

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Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station Circle

$27 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 47 min

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

$9 - $16

6 alternative options

Bus, Tube  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
  2. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station Circle

$15 - $18

Taxi  •  50 min

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

$180 - $220

Drive  •  50 min

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

$8 - $13

Shuttle  •  50 min

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

$130 - $190

Towncar  •  50 min

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

$130 - $190

Uber  •  50 min

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

$80 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben is to shuttle which takes 50 min and costs £100 - £150.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Big Ben is 51 km. The road distance is 62 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben, including transfers.

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

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

National Express operates a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$39
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$80 - $110
uberACCESS
$95 - $140
uberASSIST
$95 - $140
uberX
$95 - $140
uberXL
$140 - $190
UberEXEC
$190 - $270
UberLUX
$330 - $440
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Stansted Airport to Big Ben
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Big Ben
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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