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There are 8 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the subway from Liverpool Street station to Lancaster Gate station Central

$28 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Paddington Rail Station National Express

$10 - $17

6 alternative options

Bus, line 205 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
  2. Take the line 205 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Paddington Rail Station 205 / ...

$15

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington 39.3 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington 39.3 miles

$8 - $13

Shuttle  •  55 min

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

$130 - $190

Towncar  •  55 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to London Paddington 39.3 miles

$130 - $190

Uber  •  55 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington 39.3 miles

$90 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington is to taxi which costs £140 - £170 and takes 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at London Paddington Rail Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and London Paddington is 32 miles. The road distance is 39.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington without a car is to train and subway which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £21 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington is 39 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington.

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There are 8506+ hotels available in London Paddington. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington.
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  • Distance: 32.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

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

National Express operates a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 36 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
London Underground (Tube)
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 Stansted Airport London to London Paddington Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
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London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Paddington Rail Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$90 - $120
Access
$95 - $140
Assist
$95 - $140
UberX
$95 - $140
UberXL
$140 - $190
Exec
$190 - $260
Lux
$310 - $430
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
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
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Stansted Airport to London Paddington
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to London Paddington
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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