There are 6 ways to get from Purley to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, subway, bus, night bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Tottenham Hale Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport

$35 - $41

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the night bus from South Croydon Bus Garage to Waterloo Station Tenison Way N68
  2. Take the bus from London Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London National Express

$12 - $18

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 30 min

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

$36 - $40

Train, bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport

$21 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Purley to London Stansted Airport (STN) 66.4 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take a town car from Purley to London Stansted Airport 66.4 miles

$180 - $250

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Purley to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from South Croydon Bus Garage and arriving at Stansted Airport London via London Waterloo Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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The distance between Purley and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 42 miles. The road distance is 66.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Purley to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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Purley to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Croydon Bus Garage station.

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Purley 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 Purley to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Purley to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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There are 186+ hotels available in London Stansted Airport (STN). Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Purley to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 41.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Purley to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Bridge, London Bridge Bus Station, Liverpool Street Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Purley to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Purley to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Purley to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Purley to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
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
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from South Croydon Bus Garage to Waterloo Station Tenison Way
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Purley to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$180 - $250

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