There are 8 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Paddington 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. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground Hammersmith & City / ...

$30 - $32

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Paddington Rail Station National Express

$11 - $18

6 alternative options

Bus, line 205 bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
  2. Take the line 205 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Paddington, Cleveland Terrace 205

$16

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Paddington 39.5 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Paddington 39.5 miles

$8 - $13

Shuttle  •  55 min

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

$140 - $200

Towncar  •  55 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Paddington 39.5 miles

$140 - $200

Uber  •  55 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Paddington 39.5 miles

$140 - $190

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

National Express operates a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Paddington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 36 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
$27
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$27
First
$42
Business
$41
Bus operators
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
$11 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 - $14
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Paddington, Cleveland Terrace
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Paddington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$140 - $190
uberACCESS
$150 - $210
uberASSIST
$150 - $210
uberX
$150 - $210
UberEXEC
$200 - $280
uberXL
$210 - $290
UberLUX
$330 - $440
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Paddington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
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 Paddington
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Paddington
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Paddington?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Paddington?

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Paddington is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Paddington?

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

Is there a direct bus between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Paddington?

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.

How long does it take to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Paddington?

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

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