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

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Train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station Dlr

$30 - $33

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Bus, line 241 bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield National Express
  2. Take the line 241 bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Custom House, Leslie Road 241

$11 - $16

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Bus, line 473 bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to Stratford A21
  2. Take the line 473 bus from Stratford Bus Station to Custom House, Victoria Dock Road 473

$14 - $15

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London 34.3 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London 34.3 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  40 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to ExCeL London 34.3 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Custom House, Leslie Road via Stratford City Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and ExCeL London is 28 miles. The road distance is 34.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London without a car is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs £22 - £26.

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London 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 ExCeL London is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs £22 - £26. Alternatively, you can bus and line 241 bus, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Custom House, Leslie Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London is 34 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London.
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  • Distance: 28.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Tower Hill Underground Station, Tower Gateway DLR Station, and Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station in around 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London via London Stratford also for Westfield, Stratford City Bus Station, and Custom House, Leslie Road in around 1 h 24 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
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$39
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Custom House, Leslie Road
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stratford Bus Station to Custom House, Victoria Dock Road
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to Stratford
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to ExCeL London
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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