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.
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Trains per day
Of the 6 trains that leave Stansted for London every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||43 min|
|Average train ticket price||£17 (€19)|
|Train frequency||37 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 37 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Greater Anglia|
Trains from Stansted to London cover the 30 miles long journey taking on average 43 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 37 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £12, but the average price of train tickets is £17. 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.
When taking the train from Stansted to London, you can choose to depart from train stations like Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet. Your trip can end in train stations such as London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Stansted Airport and arrive in London Victoria.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Stansted Airport and need to travel around 5 miles (8.1 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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