The cheapest trains from Stansted to London

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Cheapest

£22

Average

£22

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.

Cheapest
08:57Stansted Airport0h56 09:53London Liverpool Street
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£221One-way
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08:13Stansted Airport0h57 09:10London Liverpool Street
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£221One-way
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08:27Stansted Airport0h56 09:23London Liverpool Street
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£221One-way
09:57Stansted Airport0h50 10:47London Liverpool Street
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£221One-way
09:27Stansted Airport0h51 10:18London Liverpool Street
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£221One-way

Timetable Stansted to London

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08:13Stansted Airport0h57 09:10London Liverpool Street
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08:27Stansted Airport0h56 09:23London Liverpool Street
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08:57Stansted Airport0h56 09:53London Liverpool Street
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09:27Stansted Airport0h51 10:18London Liverpool Street
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09:57Stansted Airport0h50 10:47London Liverpool Street
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Wed
27 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Fri
29 Oct
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£11National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£11Airport Bus Express Ltd
Thu
4 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£11Airport Bus Express Ltd
Fri
5 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£11Airport Bus Express Ltd
Sat
6 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£9Airport Bus Express Ltd
Sun
7 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£11Airport Bus Express Ltd
Mon
8 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£9Airport Bus Express Ltd
Tue
9 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£9Airport Bus Express Ltd
Wed
10 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£10Megabus
Thu
11 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£9Airport Bus Express Ltd
Fri
12 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£8Airport Bus Express Ltd
Sat
13 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£8Airport Bus Express Ltd
Sun
14 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£8Airport Bus Express Ltd
Mon
15 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£8Airport Bus Express Ltd
Tue
16 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£8Airport Bus Express Ltd

The fastest trains from Stansted to London

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Fastest Journey

50 m

Average

54 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

49 km

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.

Fastest
09:57Stansted Airport0h50 10:47London Liverpool Street
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£221One-way
09:27Stansted Airport0h51 10:18London Liverpool Street
0 changes
£221One-way
08:57Stansted Airport0h56 09:53London Liverpool Street
0 changes
£221One-way
08:27Stansted Airport0h56 09:23London Liverpool Street
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£221One-way
08:13Stansted Airport0h57 09:10London Liverpool Street
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£221One-way

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Train Information to London from Stansted

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
durationAverage train duration50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£22 (€25)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreater 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.

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
How much do cheap trains between Stansted and London cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Stansted and London for as low as £22  for the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to London from Stansted?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Stansted to London is £22  one way.
How many miles is it from Stansted to London by train?
The Stansted to London train distance is approximately 30 miles (48 km).
How long does it take from Stansted to London by train?
The train time to London from Stansted is on average 50 min  for the 30 miles (48 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Stansted and London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Stansted to London do I depart from? Which London train station from Stansted do I arrive in?

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.

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

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.

Which train companies can take me to London from Stansted?
For the best Stansted to London train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Stansted and London to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there to London from Stansted?
The average number of trains departing Stansted for London is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Stansted to London? When does the last train depart from Stansted to London?
The earliest train departing from Stansted to London leaves at 07: 12. The last train departing from Stansted to London leaves at 10: 15. You can find the latest Stansted to London train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase Stansted London train tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Stansted to London is on average £22 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Stansted to London available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stansted
London
Stansted Airport is the most popular Stansted 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 Stansted for your journey to London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A