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

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Train  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Swindon

£43 - £65

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Bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Swindon National Express

£11 - £15

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Bus, train  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Baker Street Stansted Airport - London
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Swindon

£37 - £47

Drive  •  2h 7m

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon 126.6 miles

£19 - £28

Towncar  •  2h 7m

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Swindon 126.6 miles

£30 - £120

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon by train, subway and walk

The journey time between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Swindon is around 2h 27m and covers a distance of around 119 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 5m. Operated by Stansted Express, Greater Anglia, London Underground (Tube) and others, the London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon service departs from Stansted Airport and arrives in Swindon. Typically 287 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 27m
Fastest journey time:
2h 5m
Services per week:
287
Cheapest price:
£48
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:30
Last service departs at:
23:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon train, subway and walk schedules

Departing Monday, June 21, 2021

London Stansted Airport (STN) → Swindon
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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon is to bus which costs £10 - £15 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Swindon via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Swindon via Liverpool Street station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 20m.

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It is 91 miles from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon. It is approximately 126.6 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon without a car is to train which takes 2h 20m and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2h 20m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon, including transfers.

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

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon 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 Swindon is to train which takes 2h 20m and costs £40 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £15 and takes 4h.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon.
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  • Distance: 90.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 20m

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

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Lancaster Gate station, and London Paddington in around 2h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 4h.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swindon
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
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 Baker Street
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Swindon
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swindon station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Swindon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon is 127 miles. It takes approximately 2h 7m to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Swindon.

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