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

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, Tube  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the Tube from Tottenham Hale Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Swanley

$41 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus, line 161 bus, line 233 bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Bow
  2. Take the line 161 bus from North Greenwich Station to Eltham Station Sherard Road 161 / ...
  3. Take the line 233 bus from Eltham Bus Station to Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda 233

$17 - $22

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Swanley

$40 - $48

Bus, train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to London King's Cross St. Pancras
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Swanley

$25 - $30

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanley 44.6 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanley 44.6 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Swanley 44.6 miles

$150 - $220

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

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanley via London Liverpool Street, Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street, Blackfriars Station North Entrance, and London Blackfriars in around 1 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanley via London Bow, Bow Church DLR, North Greenwich Station, Eltham Station Sherard Road, and Eltham Bus Station in around 2 h 44 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
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$27
First
$42
Business
$41
London Underground (Tube)
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Swanley
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Train from London Blackfriars to Swanley
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to Swanley
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Swanley
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Stansted Citylink
Phone
0330 123 2004
Website
stanstedcitylink.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to London King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
stanstedcitylink.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from North Greenwich Station to Eltham Station Sherard Road
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Eltham Bus Station to Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanley
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Swanley
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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Questions & Answers

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

The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Swanley is 55 km. The road distance is 71 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanley is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 47 min.

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

The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanley is to taxi which takes 47 min and costs £160 - £190.

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

No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanley. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda via Bow Church DLR, North Greenwich Station and Eltham Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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

It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swanley, including transfers.