There are 7 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Runcorn 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 19 min

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

$126 - $188

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Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to London Golders Green National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Warrington National Express

$28 - $43

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Runcorn

$102 - $148

Train East Midlands Trains  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Widnes

$114 - $165

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Runcorn 206.9 miles

$40 - $65

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  5 h 46 min

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

$132 - $342

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  6 h 15 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
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool South Parkway

$121 - $383

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Runcorn is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Runcorn is to train which costs £95 - £150 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Runcorn is 162 miles. The road distance is 206.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Runcorn, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Runcorn. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Runcorn via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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The nearest airport to Runcorn is Liverpool (LPL) Airport which is 5.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include Manchester (MAN) (19 miles), Leeds Bradford (LBA) (57.4 miles), East Midlands (EMA) (68.6 miles) and Birmingham (BHX) (74.6 miles).

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Runcorn.
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  • Distance: 161.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Runcorn via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Runcorn via London Golders Green, Warrington, and Warrington Central in around 7 h 35 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$23
First
$37
Business
$35
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
$39
Business
$37
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Runcorn
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $110
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Widnes
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
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 London Stansted Airport to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Warrington
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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