There are 5 ways to get from Swansea to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Great Western Railway  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$127 - $208

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Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Heathrow Central Bus Station 201 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport National Express / ...

$77 - $91

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Hereford
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Stansted Airport

$131 - $199

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Swansea to London Stansted Airport (STN) 232.8 miles

$50 - $75

Train, fly  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to London Stansted (STN) CWL - STN

$125 - $999

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The cheapest way to get from Swansea to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Swansea and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 182 miles. The road distance is 232.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Swansea to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swansea station to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) and arriving at London Stansted Airport via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Swansea to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Swansea and arriving at Stansted Airport via Hereford and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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The best way to get from Swansea to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 16 min and costs £100 - £170.

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Map of how to get from Swansea to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 181.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

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

You can take a train from Swansea to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Paddington, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 4 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swansea to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Heathrow Central Bus Station and London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Stansted via Faro
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Cardiff to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Cardiff to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Stansted via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Stansted via Reus
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Stansted via Reus
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Stansted via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $180
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
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
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
CrossCountry
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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