There are 4 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanage by train, bus or car

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  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Wareham

$75 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Westbourne National Express / ...

$51 - $70

2 alternative options

Bus, train, line 50 bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Bournemouth
  4. Take the line 50 bus from Bournemouth Station to Swanage, Sandpit Field 50

$93 - $138

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanage 174.4 miles

$35 - $55

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

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanage via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, Green Park Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, London Waterloo, Wareham, and Northport, Bere Road in around 5 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanage via Heathrow Airport London, Westbourne, and Westbourne, County Gates in around 6 h 5 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$41
Business
$38
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
CrossCountry
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Westbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
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More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Station to Swanage, Sandpit Field
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

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

The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Swanage is 210 km. The road distance is 279 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanage is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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

The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanage is to drive which takes 2 h 59 min and costs £26 - £40.

Is there a direct bus between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Swanage?

No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanage. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Swanage, Bus Station via Heathrow Airport London and Westbourne, County Gates. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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

It takes approximately 5 h to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanage, including transfers.

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