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There are 7 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  44m

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

£16 - £27

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Bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras National Express

£8 - £15

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  45m

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Liverpool St 35.6 miles

£90 - £110

Drive  •  45m

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Liverpool St 35.6 miles

£5 - £9

Shuttle  •  50m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Stansted Airport to London

£100 - £150

Towncar  •  50m

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to London 38.9 miles

£100 - £150

Uber  •  45m

  1. Take an Uber from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Liverpool St 35.6 miles

£55 - £85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 45m.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London is to train which costs £16 - £27 and takes 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Stansted Airport and arriving at King's Cross St. Pancras. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at London Liverpool Street. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and London is 31 miles. The road distance is 35.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London without a car is to train which takes 44m and costs £16 - £27.

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The train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street takes 44m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to London bus services, operated by TerraVision UK, depart from London Stansted Airport station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to London train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London is to train which takes 44m and costs £16 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £15 and takes 1h 15m.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London.
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  • Distance: 31.4 miles
  • Duration: 44m

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

Stansted Express operates a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Liverpool St every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £18 - £27 and the journey takes 44m. Greater Anglia also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, TerraVision UK operates a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London King's Cross every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £9 - £10 and the journey takes 1h 15m. National Express also services this route every 20 minutes.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
£19
First
£27
Business
£26
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £10
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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 Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £15
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National Express
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Liverpool St
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Signup at
uber.com
Access
£55 - £85
Assist
£60 - £85
UberX
£60 - £85
UberXL
£85 - £120
Exec
£120 - £170
Lux
£200 - £270
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Liverpool St
Ave. Duration
45m
Estimated price
£90 - £110
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
50m
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Stansted Airport to London
Estimated price
£100 - £150
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to London
Estimated price
£100 - £150

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to London bus services, operated by TerraVision UK, arrive at King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to London train services, operated by Stansted Express, arrive at London Liverpool Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to London is 36 miles. It takes approximately 45m to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London.

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