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

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  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Liverpool Street Station to Stansted Airport London

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from London Liverpool St to London Stansted Airport (STN)

Drive

  1. Drive from London Liverpool St to London Stansted Airport (STN)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from London to London Stansted Airport

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London to London Stansted Airport

London to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train

The train journey time between London and London Stansted Airport (STN) is around 48 min and covers a distance of around 37 miles. Operated by Stansted Express and Greater Anglia, the London to London Stansted Airport (STN) train service departs from London Liverpool Street and arrives in Stansted Airport. Typically 286 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

286 Weekly Trains
48 min Average Duration
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London → London Stansted Airport (STN)
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The cheapest way to get from London to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from London to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to taxi which costs £180 - £220 and takes 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Liverpool Street Station station and arriving at Stansted Airport London. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Liverpool Street and arriving at Stansted Airport. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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It is 31 miles from London to London Stansted Airport (STN). It is approximately 34.1 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from London to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs £15 - £27.

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The train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport takes 48 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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London to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Liverpool Street Station.

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

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The best way to get from London to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which takes 48 min and costs £15 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 22m.

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Map of how to get from London to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 31.4 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

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

Stansted Express operates a train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £18 - £27 and the journey takes 48 min. Greater Anglia also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Liverpool Street Station to Stansted Airport London every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £4 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 22m.

Train operators
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 London Liverpool Street Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from London Liverpool St to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
£180 - £220
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Topcars minicab
Phone
+44 20 8520 1112
Website
topcarsminicab.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Taxisnetwork
Phone
+44 20 3603 4135
Website
taxisnetwork.com
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
London City Airport Taxis
Phone
+44 20 3740 1947
Website
londoncityairportcab.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
£101
Shuttle from London to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
£79

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 34 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from London to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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