There are 7 ways to get from Runcorn 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Runcorn to London Euston
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$129 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Warrington to London Golders Green National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green to London Stansted Airport National Express

$31 - $42

5 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Runcorn to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Stansted Airport

$99 - $150

Train East Midlands Trains  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Widnes to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport

$112 - $164

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Runcorn to London Stansted Airport (STN) 205.8 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport

$100 - $305

Train, fly to Southend  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  4. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport

$118 - $372

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Runcorn to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 6 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Runcorn to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which costs £100 - £150 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Runcorn and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 162 miles. The road distance is 205.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Runcorn to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Runcorn to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Palace Fields, Halton Lea North and arriving at London Stansted Airport via Warrington and London Golders Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Runcorn to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Runcorn and arriving at Stansted Airport via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Runcorn to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 161.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Runcorn to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, and Tottenham Hale in around 2 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Runcorn to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square), Warrington, and London Golders Green in around 6 h 58 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Runcorn to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$23
First
$37
Business
$35
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
$39
Business
$37
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $100
Train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Widnes to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
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 Warrington to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com

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