There are 5 ways to get from Stansted to Big Ben by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, Tube  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Stansted Mountfitchet to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station Circle

$26 - $28

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Bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Waterloo Rail Station National Express

$14 - $23

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Line 7 bus, bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Stansted Mountfitchet, Railway Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras

$19 - $23

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stansted to Big Ben 38.4 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Stansted to Big Ben 38.4 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Stansted to Big Ben is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stansted to Big Ben is to taxi which costs £130 - £170 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stansted to Big Ben station. However, there are services departing from Stansted Mountfitchet, Palmer Close and arriving at London Waterloo Rail Station via Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Stansted and Big Ben is 31 miles. The road distance is 38.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Stansted to Big Ben without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h and costs £19 - £22.

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from Stansted to Big Ben, including transfers.

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Stansted to Big Ben bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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Stansted to Big Ben bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Waterloo Rail Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stansted to Big Ben is 38 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Stansted to Big Ben.

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Map of how to get from Stansted to Big Ben.
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  • Distance: 31.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Stansted, Essex, England and Big Ben, England?

National Express operates a bus from Stansted to Big Ben every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Mountfitchet to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$39
Business
$37
London Underground (Tube)
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 Stansted Airport London to London Waterloo Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
TrustyBus
Phone
01992 890225
Email
trustybus@galleontravel.co.uk
Website
trustybus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Mountfitchet, Railway Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
trustybus.co.uk
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
Other operators
Taxi from Stansted to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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