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Train Information from Stansted to London

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
durationAverage train duration49 min
priceAverage train ticket price£22 (€25)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersGreater Anglia

Trains from Stansted to London cover the 30 miles (48 km) long journey taking on average 49 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £22, but the average price of train tickets is £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from Stansted to London

Travellers arriving at Stansted Airport in Essex can use frequent direct rail connections from the airport station to reach central London seven days a week, the quickest transfer option from the terminal to the city.  Journey times for the express services from the airport to London Liverpool Street are a little under an hour, with direct departure times ranging from very early in the morning to after midnight, meaning there is usually a train to coincide with every flight arrival.

Which train companies travel from Stansted to London?

Greater Anglia, the main rail operator in the east of England, provides the Stansted Express service from Stansted to London Liverpool Street Station. Although direct services are frequent, some additional indirect journeys are possible by taking CrossCountry Trains from Stansted and changing once en route at Audley End.

How long is the train from Stansted to London?

The fastest journey time with Greater Anglia on the 40-mile route south from Stansted to central London is 49 minutes, although most services take about five to ten minutes longer. Indirect journeys with a change at Audley End usually take just over an hour to reach Liverpool Street.

How many trains are there from Stansted to London?

The Greater Anglia Stansted Express daily timetable begins very early in the morning and offers direct departures to London every 15 minutes throughout the day and evening. The final service to London leaves the airport station just after midnight.  Additional indirect services depart roughly every hour.

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

Departure train station: Stansted Airport Station is located in front of the departures and arrivals halls, adjacent to the bus station, which has local and national bus connections. The platforms are a short walk from the airport passenger terminus, which has a wide range of cafes and restaurants, gift shops, business facilities and free WiFi.

Arrival train station: London Liverpool Street Station is located on the east side of central London with public transport connections available on numerous bus routes and four Underground lines from the nearby Tube station. The main passenger concourse has a shopping mall, fast food restaurants, supermarkets, a pharmacy and newsagents.

Travel Tips

Trains from Stansted to London
Travel by train to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Stansted to London.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train between Stansted and London?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Stansted and London for as little as £22  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Stansted to London?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Stansted to London train prices are on average £22  one way.
What is the distance to London from Stansted via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Stansted to London via train to be approximately 30 miles (48 km).
How long does it take from Stansted to London by train?
While the time it takes to travel 30 miles (48 km) from Stansted to London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Stansted to London is on average 49 min.
What station does the Stansted to London train leave from? Which London train station do I come into from Stansted?

When departing from Stansted, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet. When arriving in London, you can end your journey in train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

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

Where is the Stansted train station located? Where is the London train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Stansted Airport, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Stansted.

The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of London.

Which train providers can take me to London from Stansted?
When taking a train from Stansted to London, you can count on Greater Anglia for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to London from Stansted and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Are there any Stansted to London direct train services?
Yes, there are direct trains a day from Stansted to London. If you’re looking for a direct train from Stansted to London, consider travelling with Greater Anglia. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
When can I take the first train from Stansted to London? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Stansted to London train departs at 07: 12   and the last train from Stansted to London leaves at 08: 12. Check out the most up-to-date Stansted to London train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book train tickets to London from Stansted for the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket to London from Stansted within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £22 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Stansted to London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stansted
London
Stansted Mountfitchet
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