There are 11 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$128 - $202

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Bus via London Golders Green  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$29 - $41

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Manchester Piccadilly

$107 - $161

Bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$40 - $69

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford 192.2 miles

$40 - $60

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$123 - $323

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN

$112 - $365

Train, bus to Cambridge, fly to Manchester  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, Railway Station to Cambridge, St Andrew's Street (Emmanuel Street)
  3. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN

$67 - $285

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

$97 - $216

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

$133 - $282

Train, train to Norwich, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to Norwich
  3. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN

$124 - $292

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) via London Golders Green and Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 57 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Old Trafford is 153 miles. The road distance is 192.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford without a car is to train which takes 3 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford is to train which takes 3 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford is 192 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford.
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  • Distance: 153.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, Manchester Piccadilly, Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink), and Exchange Quay (Manchester Metrolink) in around 3 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford via London Golders Green, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum), and Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) in around 6 h 57 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
Train from Stansted Airport to Ely
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Train from Ely to Norwich
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $50
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Ely
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ely to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Bus operators
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 Golders Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Railway Station to Cambridge, St Andrew's Street (Emmanuel Street)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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