Cheap train tickets from London to Stansted

Showing times and prices for 19 Jan

Cheapest

£9

Average

£13

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Stansted will cost around £ 13 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 9.

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10:28London Liverpool Street0h50 11:18Stansted Mountfitchet
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£91One-way
Cheapest
10:58London Liverpool Street0h55 11:53Stansted Mountfitchet
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£91One-way
08:28London Liverpool Street0h53 09:21Stansted Mountfitchet
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£101One-way
09:28London Liverpool Street0h50 10:18Stansted Mountfitchet
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£101One-way
10:10London Liverpool Street0h43 10:53Stansted Mountfitchet
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£211One-way

Train schedule London to Stansted

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08:28London Liverpool Street0h53 09:21Stansted Mountfitchet
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08:55London Liverpool Street0h42 09:37Stansted Mountfitchet
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09:28London Liverpool Street0h50 10:18Stansted Mountfitchet
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10:10London Liverpool Street0h43 10:53Stansted Mountfitchet
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10:28London Liverpool Street0h50 11:18Stansted Mountfitchet
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10:58London Liverpool Street0h55 11:53Stansted Mountfitchet
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19 Jan
£9Greater Anglia
£14Airport Bus Express Ltd
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20 Jan
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Fri
21 Jan
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£12Airport Bus Express Ltd
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22 Jan
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23 Jan
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24 Jan
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25 Jan
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26 Jan
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27 Jan
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£10Airport Bus Express Ltd
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28 Jan
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29 Jan
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30 Jan
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31 Jan
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1 Feb
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2 Feb
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3 Feb
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Fastest train times from London to Stansted

Showing times and prices for 19 Jan

Fastest Journey

42 m

Average

48 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

49 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London for Stansted every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 49 km distance in an average of 48 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 42 m .

The slowest trains will take 55 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:55London Liverpool Street0h42 09:37Stansted Mountfitchet
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£211One-way
10:10London Liverpool Street0h43 10:53Stansted Mountfitchet
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£211One-way
10:28London Liverpool Street0h50 11:18Stansted Mountfitchet
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£91One-way
09:28London Liverpool Street0h50 10:18Stansted Mountfitchet
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£101One-way
08:28London Liverpool Street0h53 09:21Stansted Mountfitchet
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£101One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Stansted

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
durationAverage train duration43 min
priceAverage train ticket price£14 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreater Anglia

Trains from London to Stansted cover the 30 miles (48 km) long trip taking on average 43 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £9, but the average price of train tickets is £14. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Trains from London to Stansted

The train journey to Stansted from London runs frequently. There are 42 trains that operate between the two locations per day, making travel easy with the constant running trains, and also meaning that train tickets to Stansted Airport easy to find. The average duration for the train journey is around 51min but can vary depending on when you choose to travel. Passengers should always expect that their departing station is London Liverpool Station and will always arrive at Stansted Airport Station (SSD.)

London to Stansted Train Time: Daily Departures

There are multiple train journeys that operate per day from London to Stansted. Passengers who are looking for tickets will find that trains operate every 30min and commonly depart at 10min past the hour or 40min past the hour. The first train departs at 4:10 a.m. and the last train departs at 1:25 p.m. with approximately two trains running every hour. The regularity of these trains means that they run at a tight and reliable schedule that you can rely on.

How long is the journey by train from London to Stansted?

Reaching Stansted Afrom London can be done by a quick train journey of approximately 50min. Depending on what hours that you choose to travel, the duration of your train ride can differ. During the early hours of the morning, at 4:10 a.m. your journey will take 47min. However, during peak times your journey can take up to 59min. Those who are planning to travel in normal hours and around mid-day can expect that their journey will average at either 50min or 52min.

London Panoramic View. Source: Shutterstock

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Stansted?

Departure train station:strong> The station that will serve all of your trains to Stansted will always be from London Liverpool Street Station. This station is just 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from London’s city centre and can be reached with just a short journey on the central line. The journey will take around 7min if you catch the underground line towards West Ruislip and disembark at Bank Station. The journey is then only 4min on foot.

Arrival train station:strong> Your arrival station in Stansted will always be Stansted Airport Station (SDD) when you travel from London Liverpool Street Station. A train is the quickest option of route to reach London’s city centre from Stansted. It stands at a distance of just 34 miles (55 km) Stansted Airport Station is gifted with lots of public transport options that can take you to desired destinations of your choosing. The most common form of public transport is either by bus or use of the airport shuttle.

Which train companies travel from London to Stansted?

The only train company that offers routes from London to Stansted is Greater Anglia. Greater Anglia is not only the only company that travels the distance between the two locations, but it also only offers direct routes, making train tickets to Stansted Airport easy to find. The duration of your journey alters only in 12min from its slowest running train to its fastest running train. Passengers that travel to Stansted Airport with Greater Anglia means that they’re a customer of great service, good onboard facilities, and a provider that offers punctual and reliable travel.

Greater Anglia trains from London to Stansted

Direct trains with Greater Anglia to Stansted from London run frequently. These trains run on a tight schedule of every 30min. They will always arrive at Stansted Airport (SSD) and depart from London Liverpool Street, both of which are well located. Expect that the duration of your journey to be no more than 59min and to average at approximately 51min during mid-day. Greater Anglia is one of the leading train journeys in the UK, meaning that you’re travelling with a reliable and excellent provider.

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To Stansted by train – travel tips

There are lots of exciting attractions and opportunities that will allow you to experience Stansted in its optimism. Whilst Stansted Airport is one of the leading places that draws people into Stansted, there’s still lots to do that everyone visiting can enjoy.

If you’re visiting with children then consider some of the top attractions like Mountfitchet Castle, National Trust – Hatfield Forest, Mountfitchet Castle & Normal Village, House on the Hill Museum, The Gardens of Easton Lodge, Bishop Stortford Escape Rooms, and more. These exciting attractions that are suitable for all members of the family are easily accessible by just a quick journey by taxi or public transport from Stansted Airport Station (SSD.)

Alternatively, if you’re looking for suitable attractions in the evening whilst you’re in Stansted then enjoy either the top bars, clubs, or restaurants. Just some of the top restaurants include Brohmon, Bombay Butler, Crimson 8, Café Yeomans, The Lower Street Brasserie, The Cork House, Wood Grill, The Cock Public House, Pino Pizza & Grill, Lams, China Garden, The Margos, among others. Otherwise, you might be visiting Stansted solely for the purpose of using Stansted Airport and if you are, you have lots of suitable accommodation options during your stay. Some accommodation can be found directly on-site Stansted Airport or are only a convenient commute away.

Train London to Stansted

Services on Board

  • Greater Anglia trains offer great onboard facilities, no matter what class that you’re travelling with. Both first-class and second-class tickets are able to be purchased for your journey between the two locations. First-class passengers can benefit from extra spacious legroom, the ultimate privacy, a table at every seat, free Wi-Fi, complimentary refreshments like coffee (freshly brewed), tea (Yorkshire Tea, Earl Grey, Green Tea or Peppermint), speaking or still water, snacks (selection of pretzels or biscuits), as well as much more.

  • Greater Anglia prides themselves in their great service to all guests and going above and beyond in their efforts to accommodate passengers with reduced mobility access. Disabled assistance is available but must be booked with a minimum of 12h before travel. Passengers are allowed to bring two locations items on board the train like suitcases along with one small piece of hand luggage. However, this may be difficult during peak travel.

  • Travellers can bring up to two dogs, cats, or other small domestic animals on board providing that they don’t take up a seat. Bicycles can be brought onboard the train free of charge. However, spaces are subject to availability and your chosen time of travel.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Stansted?

  • Passengers who are looking for cheap train tickets to Stansted Airport Station should try a variety of money-saving options to guarantee the best price for their travel. Some of the most useful tips include the fact that you should book in advance. Tickets are usually budget-friendly but you can save even more money by booking with appropriate time beforehand.

  • Alternatively, passengers should be flexible with their dates as a specific day that they choose to travel could include the price of their ticket. Changing a travel date with a difference of only a matter of days could mean that you’re able to benefit from a cheaper price of ticket. Another money-saving option is to choose from slow or connecting trains but as trains to Stansted Airport from London Liverpool Street Station are always direct, passengers are always guaranteed the best price in that respect.

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FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets from London to Stansted cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from London to Stansted for the next 7 days starting from £9  one way.

What is the cost of a train ticket from London to Stansted on average?

If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Stansted train prices are on average £14  one way.

How many miles is it from London to Stansted by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Stansted from London via train to be approximately 30 miles (48 km).

What is the average London to Stansted train duration?

While the time it takes to travel 30 miles (48 km) between London and Stansted can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from London to Stansted is on average 43 min.

What station does the London to Stansted train leave from? Which Stansted train station do I come into from London?

There are a few train stations in London to start your trip from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Stansted you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Where is the departure train station in London located? Where is the arrival train station in Stansted located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Stansted Airport and need to travel approximately 2.7 miles (4.3 km) from the train station to the city centre in Stansted.

What train companies go from London to Stansted?

For the route from London to Stansted you can take a train with Greater Anglia. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between London and Stansted on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Are there any direct trains to Stansted from London?

Yes, there are 50 direct trains to Stansted from London per day with Greater Anglia  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

How many trains per day are there from London to Stansted?

On average, there are 50 trains a day from London to Stansted. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from London to Stansted? When is the last train from London to Stansted?

If you prefer early morning trains from London to Stansted, the first train leaves at 08: 10. If you prefer late night trains from London to Stansted, the last train of the day leaves at 10: 58. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Stansted schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket to Stansted from London to get the best deals?

If you buy a train ticket from London to Stansted within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £14 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between London and Stansted are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your journey to Stansted.
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Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
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Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139