There are 5 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station by train, bus, subway, 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 38 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminal 5 Heathrow Express

$58 - $74

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 5 min

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

$15 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus, Tube  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
  2. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station Piccadilly

$17 - $21

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station 64.8 miles

$13 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station 64.8 miles

$180 - $260

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 5 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
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
National Express
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
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station
Estimated price
$180 - $260

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is 70 km. The road distance is 104 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to drive which takes 1 h 5 min and costs £10 - £16.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Heathrow Airport London. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, including transfers.

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