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

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Bus, train  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Stevenage National Express
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Sandy

£13 - £17

5 alternative options

Train  •  1h 50m

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

£27 - £121

Train, line 2 bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Girtford, Banks Drive 2

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sandy 38.8 miles

£80 - £100

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sandy 38.8 miles

£5 - £9

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Sandy 38.8 miles

£30 - £120

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sandy by bus, walk and train

The journey time between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Sandy is around 1h 33m and covers a distance of around 46 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 33m. Operated by National Express and Thameslink, the London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sandy service departs from Stansted Airport London and arrives in Sandy. Typically 24 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 33m
Fastest journey time:
1h 33m
Services per week:
24
Cheapest price:
£13
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:30
Last service departs at:
19:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sandy bus, walk and train schedules

London Stansted Airport (STN) → Sandy
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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sandy is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sandy is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sandy. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Sandy via Cambridge and Hitchin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 50m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Sandy is 29 miles. The road distance is 38.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sandy without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 42m and costs £12 - £17.

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It takes approximately 1h 42m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sandy, including transfers.

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

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sandy train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Hitchin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sandy is 39 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sandy.

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  • Distance: 29 miles
  • Duration: 1h 42m

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

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sandy via Cambridge and Hitchin in around 1h 50m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stevenage to Sandy
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£8 - £11
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £15
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 Stevenage
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Ivel Sprinter
Phone
01767 261074
Website
ivelsprinter.org.uk
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Girtford, Banks Drive
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Ivel Sprinter
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sandy
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Stansted Airport Taxi Service
Phone
+44 1279 260 602
Website
stansted-taxi-booking.co.uk
24 x 7 Ltd
Phone
+44 1279 661 111
Website
24x7stansted.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Sandy
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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