There are 8 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Runcorn by train, bus, car, subway 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.

Recommended option

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

$138 - $210

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 6 min

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

$31 - $46

6 alternative options

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

$109 - $163

Train East Midlands Trains  •  6 h 1 min

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

$83 - $181

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

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

$40 - $65

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 47 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
  4. Take the train from Crewe to Runcorn

$139 - $363

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 16 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

$127 - $405

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 38 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 Liverpool Lime Street

$152 - $321

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 6 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 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
Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$41
Business
$38
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
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
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Crewe to Runcorn
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $29
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
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Runcorn
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Crewe to Runcorn
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $160
London Underground (Tube)
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 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
National Express
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
$10 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Warrington
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

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

The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Runcorn is 259 km. The road distance is 331 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Runcorn is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 7 h 6 min.

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

The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Runcorn is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £95 - £160.

Is there a direct train between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Runcorn?

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.

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

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