There are 9 ways to get from Waterloo Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) by bus, train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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

Line 26 bus, train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Liverpool Street Station 26
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$29

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 17 min

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

$9 - $15

7 alternative options

Bus via London Waterloo Rail Station  •  1 h 34 min

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

$9 - $15

Line 59 bus, bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to St Pancras International 59
  2. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport

$14 - $16

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) 37.7 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) 37.7 miles

$8 - $12

Shuttle  •  50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Waterloo Station to London Stansted Airport

$130 - $190

Towncar  •  48 min

  1. Take a town car from Waterloo Station to London Stansted Airport 37.7 miles

$130 - $190

Uber  •  48 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) 37.7 miles

$80 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to taxi which takes 48 min and costs £130 - £170.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 50 km. The road distance is 60 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Waterloo Station to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Waterloo Rail Station and arriving at Stansted Airport London. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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

National Express operates a bus from Waterloo Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$40
Business
$39
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
National Express
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
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Waterloo Station to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$80 - $110
uberACCESS
$95 - $140
uberASSIST
$95 - $140
uberX
$95 - $140
uberXL
$140 - $190
UberEXEC
$190 - $260
UberLUX
$320 - $430
Taxi from Waterloo Station to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Waterloo Station to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Towncar from Waterloo Station to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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