There are 3 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$54 - $71

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  3. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport

$70 - $106

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to London Stansted Airport (STN) 123.2 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 96 miles. The road distance is 123.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 95.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Green Park Underground Station, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, and Tottenham Hale in around 2 h 17 min.

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
$39
Business
$36
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
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

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