There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London by train, bus, taxi, 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  •  1 h 16 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

Cheapest option

Bus, line 241 bus  •  1 h 24 min

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

$11 - $16

4 alternative options

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

Questions & Answers

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 takes 40 min and costs £120 - £150.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and ExCeL London is 45 km. The road distance is 55 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London, including transfers.

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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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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 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to ExCeL London via London Stratford, 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
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
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
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
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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