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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Royston

$20 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Trumpington Park-and-Ride 727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trumpington, The Busway Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Car Park) to Royston, Bus Station A|the busway / ...

$14 - $18

4 alternative options

Line 508 bus, bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 508 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Bishop's Stortford, Interchange 508 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bishop's Stortford, Interchange to Royston, Bus Station 27

$15 - $17

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Royston 29.7 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Royston 29.7 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  33 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Royston 29.7 miles

$120 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Royston is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Royston is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) station to Royston station. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) and arriving at Royston, Bus Station via Trumpington, The Busway Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Car Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Royston. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Royston via Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Royston is 16 miles. The road distance is 29.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Royston without a car is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £15 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Royston, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Royston bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt).

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

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Royston is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £15 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Royston.
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  • Distance: 16.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Royston via Cambridge in around 1 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Royston via Trumpington Park-and-Ride and Trumpington, The Busway Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Car Park) in around 1 h 33 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Royston
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
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, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Trumpington Park-and-Ride
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in the Fens
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Trumpington, The Busway Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Car Park) to Royston, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Bishop's Stortford, Interchange
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
C G Myall & Son
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Bishop's Stortford, Interchange to Royston, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
C G Myall & Son
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Royston
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Royston
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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