There are 8 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington Station by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle 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, Tube  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Stansted Express
  2. Hammersmith & City / ...

$28 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  1 h 36 min

  1. National Express

$10 - $17

6 alternative options

Bus TerraVision UK  •  1 h 27 min

$14 - $17

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. 39.3 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  55 min

  1. 39.3 miles

$8 - $13

Shuttle  •  55 min

$140 - $200

Towncar  •  55 min

  1. 39.3 miles

$140 - $190

Uber  •  55 min

  1. 39.3 miles

$120 - $170

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

TerraVision UK operates a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington Station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 15 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
$41
Business
$39
Bus operators
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
$12 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Paddington Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$120 - $170
uberACCESS
$130 - $180
uberASSIST
$130 - $180
uberX
$130 - $180
uberXL
$190 - $260
UberEXEC
$190 - $270
UberLUX
$320 - $430
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Stansted Airport to London Paddington Station
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to London Paddington Station
Estimated price
$140 - $190

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and London Paddington Station is 51 km. The road distance is 63 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington Station is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 55 min.

The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington Station is to taxi which takes 55 min and costs £140 - £170.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at London Paddington Rail Station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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