The cheapest trains from Peterborough to Stansted

Showing times and prices for 27 Sep

Cheapest

£14

Average

£25

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 Peterborough to Stansted will cost around £ 25 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 14.

Cheapest
10:12Peterborough1h29 11:41Stansted Airport
0 changes
£141One-way
08:19Peterborough1h25 09:44Stansted Airport
0 changes
£271One-way
09:19Peterborough1h22 10:41Stansted Airport
0 changes
£271One-way
07:13Peterborough1h28 08:41Stansted Airport
0 changes
£271One-way
09:41Peterborough1h43 11:24Stansted Airport
1 changes
£291One-way

Timetable Peterborough to Stansted

Showing trains for tomorrow, Mon, 27 Sep
07:13Peterborough1h28 08:41Stansted Airport
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08:19Peterborough1h25 09:44Stansted Airport
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09:19Peterborough1h22 10:41Stansted Airport
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09:41Peterborough1h43 11:24Stansted Airport
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10:12Peterborough1h29 11:41Stansted Airport
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
27 Sep
£14Cross Country
Tue
28 Sep
£11Cross Country
Wed
29 Sep
£11Cross Country
Thu
30 Sep
£11Cross Country
Fri
1 Oct
£14Cross Country
Sat
2 Oct
£14Cross Country

The fastest trains from Peterborough to Stansted

Showing times and prices for 27 Sep

Fastest Journey

1 h 22 m

Average

1 h 29 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

81 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Peterborough for Stansted every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 81 km distance in an average of 1 h 29 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 22 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 43 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
09:19Peterborough1h22 10:41Stansted Airport
0 changes
£271One-way
08:19Peterborough1h25 09:44Stansted Airport
0 changes
£271One-way
07:13Peterborough1h28 08:41Stansted Airport
0 changes
£271One-way
10:12Peterborough1h29 11:41Stansted Airport
0 changes
£141One-way
09:41Peterborough1h43 11:24Stansted Airport
1 changes
£291One-way

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Train Information from Peterborough to Stansted

distanceDistance50 miles (80 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price£13 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or Greater Anglia

Trains from Peterborough to Stansted cover the 50 miles (80 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 25 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £13, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Peterborough and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Train companies

Peterborough to Stansted with CrossCountry

Find the best trains from Peterborough to Stansted with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £11. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Peterborough to Stansted you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets from Peterborough to Stansted, check out Omio! With one-way Peterborough to Stansted train ticket prices starting as low as £11 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Stansted from Peterborough by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train timetables and tickets for this 50 miles (80 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this route, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets from Peterborough to Stansted in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Peterborough to Stansted on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets from Peterborough to Stansted don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Peterborough to Stansted

CrossCountry Trains provide direct trains from Peterborough to Stansted Airport. The first train leaves just after 7:00 a.m. with hourly departures throughout the day. The final direct connection leaves Peterborough around 9:20 p.m. Most journeys take around an hour and 20 minutes to reach the airport. There are no direct trains on Sunday mornings, and journeys require changes at Finsbury Park and Tottenham Hale. The first direct service on Sundays is around 1.15 p.m.

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

Departure Station: Peterborough station is situated a short walk west of the old city centre and cathedral. The main bus station is a five minute walk away in the Queensgate Centre. There is a taxi rank in the station forecourt by the front entrance.

Arrival Station: Stansted Airport railway station is situated in front of the arrivals terminal, one level down. The airport bus station, serving National Express routes and local connections, is a five minute walk away. Taxis are available from ranks adjacent to the bus terminus.

Travel Tips

Trains from Peterborough to Stansted
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Peterborough and Stansted cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Peterborough to Stansted to cost as little as £11  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Peterborough to Stansted?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Peterborough to Stansted train price to come in at an average of £13  one way.
What is the distance by train from Peterborough to Stansted?
The train distance from Peterborough to Stansted is around 50 miles (80 km).
How many hours does it take from Peterborough to Stansted by train?
The train time from Peterborough to Stansted is on average 1 h 25 min  for the 50 miles (80 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Stansted from Peterborough by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Peterborough and arrival train station in Stansted?

Omio customers book a train from Peterborough   to Stansted Airport   most frequently for this route.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Peterborough, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Peterborough. The most popular arrival train station in Stansted, called Stansted Airport, is located around 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from its city centre.

Which train providers can take me from Peterborough to Stansted?
For the best Peterborough to Stansted train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country or Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Peterborough to Stansted to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there from Peterborough to Stansted a day?
The average number of trains departing Peterborough for Stansted is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Peterborough to Stansted? What time is the last train from Peterborough to Stansted?
You can take the first train from Peterborough to Stansted at 07: 16   or take the last train from Peterborough to Stansted leaving at 09: 12. Look for the latest Peterborough Stansted train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How early should I buy train tickets to Stansted from Peterborough to score the best deals?
You can find a train from Peterborough to Stansted to cost on average £13 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Peterborough to Stansted train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Peterborough
Stansted
Peterborough
Amenities
Peterborough Queensgate
Amenities