There are 8 ways to get from Penzance to London Stansted Airport (STN) by night bus, plane, train, bus or car

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Night bus to Newquay, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the night bus from Penzance to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Stansted (STN) NQY - STN

$44 - $254

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Night bus to Newquay, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the night bus from Penzance to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Gatwick (LGW) NQY - LGW
  3. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport

$91 - $238

Train to Exeter, fly to London City, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Penzance to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  3. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport

$154 - $423

Night bus to Newquay, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the night bus from Penzance to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Birmingham (BHX) NQY - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston
  4. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport

$151 - $403

Train Great Western Railway  •  6 h 39 min

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

$192 - $322

Bus  •  9 h 57 min

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

$109 - $127

Train CrossCountry  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Penzance to Gloucester
  2. Take the train from Gloucester to Stansted Airport

$202 - $306

Drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Penzance to London Stansted Airport (STN) 330.6 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Penzance to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penzance to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Penzance to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Penzance and arriving at Stansted Airport London via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Penzance to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Penzance and arriving at Stansted Airport via Gloucester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 56 min.

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The distance between Penzance and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 282 miles. The road distance is 330.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Penzance to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 6 h 39 min and costs £140 - £250.

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Penzance to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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

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Penzance to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Penzance station.

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The best way to get from Penzance to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which takes 6 h 39 min and costs £140 - £250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £80 - £100 and takes 9 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Penzance to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 281.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Penzance to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Paddington, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 6 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Penzance to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 9 h 57 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Newquay to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newquay to London Stansted via Alicante
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Newquay to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Newquay to London Stansted via Birmingham, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newquay to London Stansted via Manchester, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Newquay to London Stansted via Birmingham, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Newquay to London Stansted via London Gatwick, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Newquay to London Stansted via London Gatwick, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Penzance to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from Penzance to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$80 - $130
Advanced Single
$85 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $300
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Penzance to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Penzance to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $180
Train from Gloucester to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
Night bus from Penzance to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Penzance to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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