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There are 7 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Marks Tey National Express
  2. Take the train from Marks Tey to Sudbury (Suffolk)

£10 - £14

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Bus, line 754 bus  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester East Hill/High Street National Express
  2. Take the line 754 bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Sudbury, Bus Station 754 / ...

Train  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Marks Tey

£40 - £65

Bus, line 70 bus  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Broomfield, Hospital 42A / ...
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Broomfield, Hospital to Marks Tey, station 70

£17 - £22

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury 33.1 miles

£70 - £85

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury 33.1 miles

£5 - £8

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Sudbury 33.1 miles

£30 - £120

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury by bus and train

The journey time between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Sudbury is around 1h 21m and covers a distance of around 39 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 11m. Operated by National Express and Greater Anglia, the London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury service departs from Stansted Airport London and arrives in Sudbury (Suffolk). Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 21m
Fastest journey time:
1h 11m
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
£10
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:00
Last service departs at:
18:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury bus and train schedules

London Stansted Airport (STN) → Sudbury
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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury station. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Sudbury, Bus Station via Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Sudbury (Suffolk) via London Liverpool Street and Marks Tey. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 4m.

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It is 23 miles from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury. It is approximately 33.1 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 34m and costs £9 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1h 34m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury 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 Sudbury is to bus and line 754 bus which takes 2h 36m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £40 - £65 and takes 3h 4m.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury.
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  • Distance: 22.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 34m

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

You can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury via Colchester East Hill/High Street and Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street in around 2h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury via London Liverpool Street and Marks Tey in around 3h 4m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Marks Tey to Sudbury (Suffolk)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Marks Tey
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£20 - £30
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Marks Tey
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester East Hill/High Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
National Express
Chambers
Phone
+44 330 102 0801
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Sudbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Chambers
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Broomfield, Hospital
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£10
Website
First
Bus from Broomfield, Hospital to Marks Tey, station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
£70 - £85
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
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Sudbury
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury bus services, operated by Chambers, arrive at Sudbury, Bus Station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Marks Tey station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury is 33 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sudbury.

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