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

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Train  •  49 min

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

£15 - £27

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Bus  •  1h 25m

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

£4 - £10

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Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Liverpool St to London Stansted Airport (STN) 34.1 miles

£180 - £220

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from London Liverpool St to London Stansted Airport (STN) 34.1 miles

£5 - £8

Shuttle  •  52 min

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

£79

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. Take a town car from London to London Stansted Airport 37.5 miles

£100 - £140

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The cheapest way to get from London to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which costs £4 - £10 and takes 1h 25m.

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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 London Stansted Airport Coach Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 25m.

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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 49 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 49 min and costs £15 - £27.

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The train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport takes 49 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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London to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by Airport Bus 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 49 min and costs £15 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £10 and takes 1h 25m.

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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: 49 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 49 min. Greater Anglia also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, Airport Bus Express operates a bus from London Liverpool Street Station to London Stansted Airport Coach Station hourly. Tickets cost £7 - £10 and the journey takes 1h 25m. National Express also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Bus operators
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Liverpool Street Station to London Stansted Airport Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
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 London Victoria Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
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
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
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
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
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
£79
Towncar from London to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
£100 - £140

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London to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by Airport Bus Express, arrive at London Stansted Airport Coach 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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