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

$36 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus, line 510 bus  •  3 h 19 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 / ...

$18 - $21

4 alternative options

Line 142 bus, bus  •  2 h 30 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

$21 - $27

Taxi  •  47 min

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

$230 - $280

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

$150 - $220

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 Edgware, Edgware Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and King's Cross St. Pancras in around 2 h 30 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
$15 - $24
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$41
Business
$38
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to Edgware
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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
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
$12 - $14
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
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 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
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
$230 - $280
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
$150 - $220

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN)?

The distance between Watford and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 52 km. The road distance is 74 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN)?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN)?

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

Is there a direct bus between Watford and London Stansted Airport (STN)?

No, there is no direct bus from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Watford, Clarendon Road and arriving at Stansted Airport, Coach Station via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

How long does it take to get from Watford to London Stansted Airport (STN)?

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