There are 7 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bluewater by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, Tube, line 483 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the Tube from Tottenham Hale Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ebbsfleet International Est
  4. Take the line 483 bus from Ebbsfleet International Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 483

$44 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus, line 96 bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to Stratford A21
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 96

$20 - $23

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Bus, train, line 483 bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Ebbsfleet International
  3. Take the line 483 bus from Ebbsfleet International Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 483

$23 - $34

Bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100

$23

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bluewater 41.4 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bluewater 41.4 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Bluewater 41.4 miles

$140 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bluewater is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bluewater is to taxi which costs £140 - £170 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) station to Bluewater station. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) and arriving at Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Bluewater is 31 miles. The road distance is 41.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bluewater without a car is to train and Tube and line 483 bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bluewater, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bluewater bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn).

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bluewater bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside).

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bluewater is 41 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bluewater.

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There are 398+ hotels available in Bluewater. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bluewater.
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  • Distance: 31.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bluewater via Stratford, Stratford DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal Station, and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Tottenham Hale Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Train from Stratford International to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$19 - $25
Premier
$25 - $45
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ebbsfleet International Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to Stratford
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bluewater
Ave. Duration
45 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
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Bluewater
Estimated price
$140 - $190

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