There are 6 ways to get from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus, taxi, car 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

Train  •  1 h 14 min

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

$33 - $49

Cheapest option

Line 635 bus, bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 635 bus from Watford, St Mary's Road to Hatfield, The Galleria 635
  2. Take the bus from Hatfield to London Stansted Airport National Express / ...

$13 - $20

4 alternative options

Bus, line 510 bus  •  3 h 15 min

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

$17 - $20

Taxi  •  47 min

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

$210 - $250

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 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £7 - £12 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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The distance between Watford and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 33 miles. The road distance is 46 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Watford, St Mary's Road and arriving at London Stansted Airport via Hatfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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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 14 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 Underground Station, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, and Tottenham Hale in around 1 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Hatfield, The Galleria and Hatfield in around 2 h 19 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 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$23
First
$37
Business
$35
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford, St Mary's Road to Hatfield, The Galleria
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Taxi from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$210 - $250
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 - $200

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