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There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, subway  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the subway from Liverpool Street station to Loughton station Central

£19 - £31

Cheapest option

Bus, line 97 bus, line 20 bus  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station
  2. Take the line 97 bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Walthamstow Central Station 97
  3. Take the line 20 bus from Walthamstow Bus Station to Loughton, Forest Road 20

£9 - £14

4 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Liverpool Street Station Stansted Airport - London
  2. Take the subway from Liverpool Street station to Loughton station Central

£13 - £14

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton 22.5 miles

£55 - £70

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton 22.5 miles

£3 - £5

Towncar  •  29 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Loughton 22.5 miles

£30 - £120

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton by train and subway

The journey time between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Loughton is around 1h 29m and covers a distance of around 49 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 16m. Operated by Stansted Express, Greater Anglia and London Underground (Tube), the London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton service departs from Stansted Airport and arrives in Loughton station. Typically 323 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 29m
Fastest journey time:
1h 16m
Services per week:
323
Cheapest price:
£21
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:30
Last service departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton train and subway schedules

Departing Tuesday, June 15, 2021

London Stansted Airport (STN) → Loughton
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 29 min.

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The fastest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs £55 - £70.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) station to Loughton. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport Coach Station and arriving at Loughton, Forest Road via Stratford City Bus Station and Walthamstow Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton station. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Loughton station via Liverpool Street station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 23m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Loughton is 19 miles. The road distance is 22.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 23m and costs £19 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 23m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton bus services, operated by Airport Bus Express, depart from London Stansted Airport Coach Station.

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

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Loughton, Forest Road station.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton.
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  • Distance: 19.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 23m

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

You can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton via London Stratford City Bus Station, Stratford City Bus Station, Walthamstow Central Station, and Walthamstow Bus Station in around 2h 6m.

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 Liverpool Street station to Loughton station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
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 Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Airport Bus Express
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
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Walthamstow Central Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Walthamstow Bus Station to Loughton, Forest Road
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
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
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Loughton
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Loughton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton is 22 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Loughton.

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There are 3246+ hotels available in Loughton. Prices start at £75 per night.

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