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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  1 h

  1. Stansted Express
  2. Circle

$27 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  1 h 30 min

  1. National Express

$9 - $16

6 alternative options

Bus TerraVision UK  •  1 h 45 min

  1. 91 / ...

$14 - $16

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. 38.9 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  50 min

  1. 38.9 miles

$8 - $13

Shuttle  •  50 min

$140 - $190

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. 38.9 miles

$130 - $190

Uber  •  50 min

  1. 38.9 miles

$120 - $170

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

National Express operates a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Charing Cross 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
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$40
Business
$39
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
National Express
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
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$120 - $170
uberACCESS
$130 - $180
uberASSIST
$130 - $180
uberX
$130 - $180
uberXL
$180 - $260
UberEXEC
$190 - $270
UberLUX
$320 - $430
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
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 Charing Cross
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Charing Cross
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Charing Cross is 50 km. The road distance is 62 km.

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

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

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.

It takes approximately 1 h to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Charing Cross, including transfers.

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