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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 4 min

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

$137 - $199

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Bus via London Golders Green  •  7 h 5 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 National Express

$28 - $39

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Train via Peterborough  •  4 h 39 min

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

$90 - $148

Train East Midlands Trains  •  5 h 25 min

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

$106 - $158

Bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Manchester National Express

$35 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Piccadilly 189 miles

$40 - $60

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$124 - $327

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 22 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 - $369

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 49 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 - $221

Train, bus to Cambridge, fly to Manchester  •  3 h 21 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 - $290

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 32 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 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Piccadilly is to bus which costs £20 - £30 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Piccadilly is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs £100 - £150.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Piccadilly is 244 km. The road distance is 302 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Piccadilly, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Manchester. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Piccadilly. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly via Peterborough and Doncaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Piccadilly via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Piccadilly via London Golders Green in around 7 h 5 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
$39
Business
$36
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
$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 - $50
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
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Super Off-Peak Single
$40 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $65
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
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 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$90 - $130
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
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 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Manchester
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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