There are 10 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Recommended option

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

$129 - $203

Cheapest option

Bus via London Golders Green, Bus Station  •  7 h 32 min

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

$31 - $42

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  6 h

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

$108 - $160

Bus  •  8 h 32 min

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

$40 - $70

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, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 31 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

$98 - $217

Train, bus to Cambridge, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 2 min

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

$67 - $286

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 50 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 Victoria

$133 - $283

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 27 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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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Old Trafford. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport and arriving at Old Trafford, Warwick Road (Garage) via London Golders Green, Bus Station and Manchester City Centre, Major St (Building 101). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

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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, Bus Station, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Manchester City Centre, Major St (Building 101), and Old Trafford, Warwick Road (Garage) in around 7 h 32 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
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 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
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
$39
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 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
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
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 Victoria
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stansted Airport to London Golders Green, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green, Bus Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stansted Airport to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from The Busway Railway Station to Cambridge, Emmanuel Street (St Andrew's Street)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
C G Myall & Son
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Cambridge, Railway Station to Drummer St Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
C G Myall & Son

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