There are 5 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  3 h 38 min

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

$67 - $89

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Bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Whitechapel National Express
  2. Take the bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street Station to Tunbridge Wells, Royal Wells Park 786 / ...

$38 - $43

3 alternative options

Bus, train, line 98 bus  •  5 h 1 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, 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

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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.

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

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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 Foul Mile, Morgans Farm via Whitechapel, Royal London Hospital, City of London, Fenchurch Street Station, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Heathfield, Streatfield Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and East Sussex is 68 miles. The road distance is 83.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex without a car is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £50 - £70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £50 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £33 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex bus services, operated by Centaur Coaches, arrive at Tunbridge Wells, Royal Wells Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex.

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  • Distance: 67.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to East Sussex via London Whitechapel, Whitechapel, Royal London Hospital, City of London, St Katharine Cree, City of London, Fenchurch Street Station, Tunbridge Wells, Royal Wells Park, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, and Heathfield, Streatfield Road in around 5 h 38 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
$11 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station to Herstmonceux, The Brewers Arms
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Centaur Coaches
Phone
+44 20 8300 3001
Email
info@centaurtravel.co.uk
Website
centaurtravel.co.uk
Bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street Station to Tunbridge Wells, Royal Wells Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
centaurtravel.co.uk
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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