There are 5 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southwold by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train, line 88 bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Ipswich
  2. Take the train from Ipswich to Halesworth
  3. Take the line 88 bus from Halesworth, Railway Station to Southwold, Pier 88 / ...

$41 - $58

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Bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station 727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Southwold, Kings Head 146 / ...

$24 - $44

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
  3. Take the train from Ipswich to Halesworth

$71 - $95

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southwold 86.7 miles

$18 - $27

Towncar  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Southwold 86.7 miles

$220 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southwold is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southwold is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) station to Southwold. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) and arriving at Southwold, Kings Head via Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Southwold is 68 miles. The road distance is 86.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southwold without a car is to train and line 88 bus which takes 4 h 15 min and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southwold, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southwold is to bus which takes 4 h 36 min and costs £18 - £35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £50 - £75 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southwold bus services, operated by Borderbus, arrive at Southwold, Kings Head station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southwold is 87 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southwold.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southwold.
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  • Distance: 67.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

You can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southwold via Norwich City Centre, Bus Station and Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street in around 4 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southwold via London Liverpool Street, Ipswich, Halesworth, and Halesworth, Railway Station in around 4 h 57 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Halesworth
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
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
$40
Business
$38
Bus operators
Konectbus
Phone
+44 1362 851210
Website
konectbus.co.uk
Bus from Halesworth, Railway Station to Southwold, Pier
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
konectbus.co.uk
Bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Southwold, Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
konectbus.co.uk
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 Norwich City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Borderbus
Website
border-bus.co.uk
Bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Southwold, Kings Head
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
border-bus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Southwold
Estimated price
$220 - $300

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