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There are 7 ways to get from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$32 - $51

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford Junction station to Hatfield, The Galleria 724 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hatfield to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$13 - $26

5 alternative options

Line 142 bus, bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 142 bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to Edgware 142
  2. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport

$15 - $18

Bus, line 510 bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station 724
  2. Take the line 510 bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 510 / ...

$18 - $21

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN) 46 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN) 46 miles

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from Watford to London Stansted Airport 46 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to taxi which costs £160 - £200 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford station to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Watford Junction station and arriving at Stansted Airport London via Hatfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Watford and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 33 miles. The road distance is 46 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs £24 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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The best way to get from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs £24 - £40. Alternatively, you can line 142 bus and bus, which costs £11 - £14 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 46 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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Map of how to get from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 32.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Euston, Euston station, Tottenham Hale station, and Tottenham Hale in around 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Edgware, Edgware station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and King's Cross St. Pancras in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$6 - $10
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
Bus operators
London Sovereign
Website
ratpdevlondon.com
Bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to Edgware
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
ratpdevlondon.com
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
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction station to Hatfield, The Galleria
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Watford Junction station to Hatfield, The Galleria
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Website
unobus.info
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 Hatfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
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
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
Jayride
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Watford to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$140 - $210

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