There are 7 ways to get from Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 40 min

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

$153 - $251

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Monkerton, The Barn Owl
  2. Take the train from Honiton to London Waterloo
  3. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport

$81 - $113

5 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth to Heathrow Airport London National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$85 - $100

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) 261.8 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Newquay, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Stansted (STN) NQY - STN

$102 - $395

Train to Exeter, fly to London City, train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth 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

$118 - $358

Train to Newquay, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 37 min

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

$115 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which takes 4 h 28 min and costs £40 - £65.

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The distance between Plymouth and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 351 km. The road distance is 419 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Plymouth and arriving at Stansted Airport London via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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

You can take a train from Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Paddington, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Heathrow Airport London in around 6 h 59 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $230
Train from Plymouth to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$40
Business
$39
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
$39
Business
$36
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Monkerton, The Barn Owl
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com

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