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

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Train  •  45m

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

$25

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Bus  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the bus from London Whitechapel to Stansted Airport London National Express

$8 - $14

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  47m

  1. Take a taxi from London to London Stansted Airport (STN) 37.9 miles

$170 - $220

Drive  •  47m

  1. Drive from London to London Stansted Airport (STN) 37.9 miles

$8 - $12

Shuttle  •  49m

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

$130 - $190

Towncar  •  47m

  1. Take a town car from London to London Stansted Airport 37.9 miles

$130 - $190

Uber  •  47m

  1. Take an Uber from London to London Stansted Airport (STN) 37.9 miles

$90 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from London to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 47m.

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The quickest way to get from London to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which costs £19 and takes 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Whitechapel and arriving at Stansted Airport London. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Liverpool Street and arriving at Stansted Airport. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45m.

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The distance between London and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 31 miles. The road distance is 37.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 45m and costs £19.

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The train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport takes 45m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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London to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Whitechapel 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 45m and costs £19. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £11 and takes 1h 3m.

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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: 45m

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

Stansted Express operates a train from London to London Stansted Airport (STN) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $25 and the journey takes 45m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to London Stansted Airport (STN) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 1h 3m. TerraVision UK also services this route every 5 minutes.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
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 Whitechapel to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
National Express
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$75 - $100
Assist
$75 - $100
UberX
$75 - $100
Pool
$90 - $120
UberXL
$110 - $160
Exec
$140 - $200
Lux
$230 - $320
Taxi from London to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
47m
Estimated price
$170 - $220
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Towncar from London to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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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 38 miles. It takes approximately 47m to drive from London to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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