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There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train, subway  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the subway from Tottenham Hale station to King's Cross St. Pancras station Victoria

£16 - £28

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Bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station Stansted Airport - London / ...

£8 - £23

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Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station 36.6 miles

£85 - £110

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station 36.6 miles

£5 - £8

Shuttle  •  50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

£79

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station 36.6 miles

£30 - £120

London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station by train and subway

The journey time between London Stansted Airport (STN) and King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station is around 51 min and covers a distance of around 37 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 46 min. Operated by Stansted Express, Greater Anglia and London Underground (Tube), the London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station service departs from Stansted Airport and arrives in King's Cross St. Pancras station. Typically 312 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
51 min
Fastest journey time:
46 min
Services per week:
312
Cheapest price:
£19
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:30
Last service departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station train and subway schedules

Departing Tuesday, June 22, 2021

London Stansted Airport (STN) → King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station is 111.

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The social distance requirement in King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station is to train and subway which costs £15 - £28 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station station. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at King's Cross St. Pancras station via Tottenham Hale station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station is 30 miles. The road distance is 36.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station without a car is to train and subway which takes 49 min and costs £15 - £28.

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station is 37 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station.
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  • Distance: 30 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, England?

Airport Bus Express operates a bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station hourly. Tickets cost £7 - £10 and the journey takes 50 min. National Express also services this route hourly.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Tottenham Hale station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Airport Bus Express
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
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
£85 - £110
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Stansted Airport Taxi Service
Phone
+44 1279 260 602
Website
stansted-taxi-booking.co.uk
24 x 7 Ltd
Phone
+44 1279 661 111
Website
24x7stansted.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Estimated price
£79
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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