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

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station Stansted Airport - London / ...

£4 - £10

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Train  •  1h

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express

£16 - £29

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford 31.2 miles

£75 - £95

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford 31.2 miles

£4 - £7

Towncar  •  36 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Stratford 31.2 miles

£30 - £120

Shuttle  •  50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford A20 / ...

£6 - £8

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford by bus

The bus journey time between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Stratford is around 51 min and covers a distance of around 31 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 50 min. Operated by Airport Bus Express and National Express, the London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford bus service departs from London Stansted Airport Coach Station and arrives in London Stratford City Bus Station. Typically 218 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
51 min
Fastest bus time:
50 min
Buses per week:
218
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:05
Last bus departs at:
23:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford bus schedules

London Stansted Airport (STN) → Stratford
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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Stansted Airport Coach Station station and arriving at London Stratford City Bus Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Stratford is 27 miles. The road distance is 31.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs £4 - £10.

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The bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station takes 50 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford bus services, operated by Airport Bus Express, depart from London Stansted Airport Coach Station.

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

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford is to bus which takes 50 min and costs £4 - £10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £15 - £29 and takes 1h.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford.
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  • Distance: 26.7 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

Airport Bus Express operates a bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station hourly. Tickets cost £7 - £10 and the journey takes 50 min. National Express also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Stansted Express operates a train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £16 - £25 and the journey takes 40 min. Greater Anglia also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Airport Bus Express
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 London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Shuttle from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
£75 - £95
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
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Stratford
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford bus services, operated by Airport Bus Express, arrive at London Stratford City Bus Station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford train services, operated by Stansted Express, arrive at Tottenham Hale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford is 31 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Stratford.

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