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 Stansted to London will cost around £ 22 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 22.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Stansted for London 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 54 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 50 m .
The slowest trains will take 57 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.
|Distance||30 miles (48 km)|
|Average train duration||50 min|
|Average train ticket price||£22 (€25)|
|Train frequency||50 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 50 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Greater Anglia|
Trains from Stansted to London cover the 30 miles (48 km) long journey taking on average 50 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £22, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in London Victoria.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are a few train stations in Stansted to start your trip from including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in London Victoria.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Stansted Airport, is located 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city centre of Stansted.
The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of London.
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