There are 5 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex by train, bus, car 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  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Polegate

$67 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Bow National Express
  2. Take the bus from Lewisham Station to Bexhill, Town Hall Square 023 / ...

$26 - $36

3 alternative options

Bus, train, line 98 bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Hastings
  3. Take the line 98 bus from Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station to Herstmonceux, Brewers Arms (The Brewers Arms) 98

$52 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex 83.3 miles

$17 - $26

Towncar  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to East Sussex 83.3 miles

$210 - $300

Questions & Answers

The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and East Sussex is 108 km. The road distance is 133 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex is to drive which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £13 - £20.

No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Herstmonceux, Brewers Arms (The Brewers Arms) via Bow Church DLR, Lewisham Station and Bexhill, Town Hall Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, London Victoria, Polegate, and Polegate, Railway Station (Victoria Road) in around 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex via London Bow, Bow Church DLR, Lewisham Station, and Bexhill, Town Hall Square in around 6 h 6 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
$39
Business
$36
Southeastern
Bus operators
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
$12 - $13
Schedules at
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Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station to Herstmonceux, Brewers Arms (The Brewers Arms)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Bow
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Lewisham Station to Bexhill, Town Hall Square
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to East Sussex
Estimated price
$210 - $300

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