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There are 4 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton by train, subway, bus, car or towncar

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Train, subway  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the train from London Stansted Airport Train Station to London Liverpool Street Train Station London Stansted Airport Train Station - London Stratford Train Station / ...
  2. Take the subway from Liverpool Street station to East Acton station Central

£18 - £27

Cheapest option

Bus, line 260 bus  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green National Express
  2. Take the line 260 bus from Golders Green to East Acton, Western AvenueSavoy Circus 260

£7 - £8

2 alternative options

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton 51 miles

£7 - £12

Towncar  •  58 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to East Acton 51 miles

£30 - £120

London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton by train and subway

The journey time between London Stansted Airport (STN) and East Acton is around 1h 27m and covers a distance of around 45 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 18m. Operated by Stansted Express, Greater Anglia and London Underground (Tube), the London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton service departs from London Stansted Airport Train Station and arrives in East Acton station. Typically 405 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 27m
Fastest journey time:
1h 18m
Journey distance:
45 miles
Services per week:
405
Cheapest price:
£22
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:30
Last service departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton train and subway schedules

Departing Thursday, August 5, 2021

London Stansted Airport (STN) → East Acton
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in East Acton is 111.

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The social distance requirement in East Acton is 1 metre.

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The cost-effective way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton is to bus and line 260 bus, which costs £7 - £9 and takes 2h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at East Acton, Western AvenueSavoy Circus via Golders Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) station to East Acton station. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport Train Station and arriving at East Acton station via Liverpool Street station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 15m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and East Acton is 34 miles. The road distance is 51 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 15m and costs £18 - £28.

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton, including transfers.

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

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from London Stansted Airport Train Station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at East Acton, Western AvenueSavoy Circus station.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton.
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  • Distance: 34.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

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

You can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton via London Golders Green and Golders Green in around 2h 25m.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Train from London Stansted Airport Train Station to London Liverpool Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£19 - £20
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
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 East Acton station
Ave. Duration
28 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 Golders Green
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Golders Green to East Acton, Western AvenueSavoy Circus
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to East Acton
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at East Acton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton is 51 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Acton.

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