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There are 11 ways to get from Stromness to London Stansted Airport (STN) by plane, bus, train, ferry or night train

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Fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Kirkwall (KOI) to London Stansted (STN) KOI - STN

$55 - $350

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Fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Kirkwall (KOI) to London Heathrow (LHR) KOI - LHR
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London

$143 - $459

Fly to London City, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Kirkwall (KOI) to London City (LCY) KOI - LCY
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport

$174 - $509

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Kirkwall (KOI) to London Gatwick (LGW) KOI - LGW
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport

$201 - $606

Fly to Norwich, train  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Kirkwall (KOI) to Norwich (NWI) KOI - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Ely
  3. Take the train from Ely to Stansted Airport

$203 - $766

Fly to London Luton, bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Kirkwall (KOI) to London Luton (LTN) KOI - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London

$108 - $449

Bus, train  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to Inverness, Bus Station Jg2
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport

$117 - $177

Ferry, train  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Take the ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal Nl1
  2. Take the train from Thurso to Inverness
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Peterborough
  4. Take the train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport

$173 - $260

Ferry, train via Aberdeen Ferry Terminal  •  18 h 58 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hatston, Kirkwall Orkney Hatston Ferry Terminal to Aberdeen Ferry Terminal Nl2
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport

$135 - $212

Bus  •  21 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to Inverness, Bus Station Jg2
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G10
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  4. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London 727

$175 - $221

Ferry, bus, night train  •  19 h 41 min

  1. Take the ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal Nl1
  2. Take the bus from Scrabster, Ferry Terminal to Inverness, Bus Station X99
  3. Take the night train from Inverness to London Euston
  4. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport

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The cheapest way to get from Stromness to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus and train which costs £90 - £140 and takes 16 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stromness to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to fly which costs £40 - £270 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stromness to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Stromness, Travel Centre and arriving at Stansted Airport London via Kirkwall, Travel Centre, Inverness, Bus Station, Glasgow and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 20 min.

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The distance between Stromness and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 511 miles.

The best way to get from Stromness to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to bus and train which takes 16 h 24 min and costs £90 - £140.

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Stromness to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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Stromness to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by John O'Groats Ferries, depart from Kirkwall, Travel Centre station.

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The best way to get from Stromness to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to fly which takes 5 h 34 min and costs £40 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £130 - £170 and takes 21 h 20 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Stromness to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 511 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

What companies run services between Stromness, Orkney Islands, Scotland and London Stansted Airport (STN), England?

Loganair, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Stromness to London Stansted Airport (STN) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stromness to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Kirkwall, Travel Centre, Inverness, Bus Station, Glasgow, and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 21 h 20 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Kirkwall to London Heathrow via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Kirkwall to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Kirkwall to London Heathrow via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Kirkwall to London Heathrow via Inverness, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Kirkwall to London Heathrow via Aberdeen, Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kirkwall to London Heathrow via Glasgow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Kirkwall to London Heathrow via Lerwick, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Kirkwall to London Heathrow via Edinburgh, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kirkwall to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Kirkwall to London City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Kirkwall to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Kirkwall to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Kirkwall to London Gatwick via Glasgow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Kirkwall to Norwich via Inverness, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Kirkwall to London Stansted via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Kirkwall to London Stansted via Edinburgh, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Kirkwall to London Stansted via Glasgow, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Kirkwall to London Gatwick via Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Kirkwall to London Gatwick via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Kirkwall to London Gatwick via Edinburgh, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Kirkwall to London Luton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Kirkwall to London Luton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Kirkwall to London Luton via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Kirkwall to London Luton via Lerwick, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Kirkwall to London Luton via Edinburgh, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Kirkwall to London Luton via Edinburgh, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kirkwall to London Luton via Aberdeen, Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Kirkwall to London Luton via Edinburgh, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Kirkwall to Norwich via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Kirkwall to Norwich via Inverness, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Kirkwall to Norwich via Lerwick, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Kirkwall to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Kirkwall to London City via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Kirkwall to Norwich via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Kirkwall to London City via Edinburgh, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Ely
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$70 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from Aberdeen to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $190
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Thurso to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Inverness to London Euston
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$203
Sleeper Seat
$70 - $100
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
National Express
Bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
National Express
John O'Groats Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1955 611353
Website
jogferry.co.uk
Bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
jogferry.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Scrabster, Ferry Terminal to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
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
Ferry operators
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
northlinkferries.co.uk
Low
$18 - $22
Peak
$21 - $25
Ferry from Hatston, Kirkwall Orkney Hatston Ferry Terminal to Aberdeen Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
northlinkferries.co.uk
Low
$25 - $30
Peak
$35 - $45

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Ryanair, Loganair and easyJet offer flights from Kirkwall Airport to London Stansted Airport.

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