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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Swindon  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Swindon
  3. Take the train from Swindon to Gloucester

$88 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Gloucester National Express

$44 - $63

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Gloucester

$88 - $150

Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester

$116 - $172

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Gloucester 141.1 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Gloucester is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Gloucester is to drive which takes 2 h 28 min and costs £22 - £35.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Gloucester is 172 km. The road distance is 226 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Gloucester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Gloucester. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Gloucester via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Gloucester. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Gloucester via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Gloucester via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, London Paddington, and Swindon in around 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Gloucester via Heathrow Airport London in around 5 h 10 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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swindon
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Swindon to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from London Paddington to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Swindon to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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