There are 6 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.

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Train  •  4 h 39 min

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

$149 - $245

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Train, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Stansted (STN) EXT - STN

$77 - $362

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Bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$85 - $100

Bus, train  •  7 h 35 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

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

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

$55 - $85

Train, fly to London City  •  5 h 27 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

$117 - $355

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth station to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and arriving at Stansted Airport London via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 51 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 219 miles. The road distance is 261.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 51 min.

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Stansted Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport London station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 262 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to drive from Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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Jet2.com, Aurigny, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Stansted Airport.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 219.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

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 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plymouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 6 h 51 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Manchester, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Manchester, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Newcastle, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Glasgow, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Faro
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Alicante
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
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
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
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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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
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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