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There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Buckingham Palace by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Train, subway  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the subway from Tottenham Hale station to Victoria station Victoria

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Bus  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

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Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Buckingham Palace 39.3 miles

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Buckingham Palace 39.3 miles

Towncar  •  55 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Buckingham Palace 39.3 miles

Shuttle  •  55 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Stansted Airport to Buckingham Palace

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Buckingham Palace is to bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 2h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Buckingham Palace is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Buckingham Palace station. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Victoria station via Tottenham Hale station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Buckingham Palace is 32 miles. The road distance is 39.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Buckingham Palace without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 2m and costs £15 - £29.

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It takes approximately 1h 2m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Buckingham Palace, including transfers.

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

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

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Buckingham Palace bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Buckingham Palace.
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  • Distance: 32.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 2m

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

National Express operates a bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 2h 5m.

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 Tottenham Hale station to Victoria station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
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 Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Buckingham Palace
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
£95 - £120
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Stansted Airport Taxis
Phone
+44 1279 816901
Website
stanstedairporttaxi.com
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
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Buckingham Palace
Estimated price
£101
Shuttle from London Stansted Airport to Buckingham Palace
Estimated price
£79

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Buckingham Palace train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Victoria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Buckingham Palace is 39 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Buckingham Palace.

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