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 Peterborough will cost around £ 43 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 43.
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It's difficult to get from Stansted to Peterborough without changing at least once.
|Distance||50 miles (80 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||£18 (€21)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Cross Country|
Trains from Stansted to Peterborough cover the 50 miles (80 km) long route taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £11, but the average price of train tickets is £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Peterborough.
CrossCountry trains will get you between Stansted and Peterborough from £11. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Stansted and Peterborough you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket from Stansted to Peterborough online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Stansted and Peterborough as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains between Stansted and Peterborough start at £11 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 50 miles (80 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train from Stansted to Peterborough. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Stansted to Peterborough CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!
CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Stansted and Peterborough are the following:
Trains from Stansted to Peterborough run throughout the day, at least every hour until the early evening. Most trains run direct and have a journey time of around one hour and 25 minutes.
Each weekday there are around 30 trains from Stansted to Peterborough, with services leaving approximately every 30 minutes to one hour throughout the day and evening. The first service leaves early in the morning at around 5:30 a.m. and the last train of the day departs at around 10:00 p.m.
Most direct trains between Stansted and Peterborough have a journey time of around one hour 30 minutes. Some services have one change and depending on the location of the change this can increase the journey time to around two hours 30 minutes.
Departure train station: trains to Peterborough depart from Stansted Airport Station which is directly underneath Stansted Airport - a five-minute walk from the terminal. The station has a coffee shop and newsagents, as well as public WiFi and toilets.
Arrival train station: trains from Stansted arrive at Peterborough Station, which is located in the middle of the city centre, only two minutes' walk from the Queensgate Shopping Centre. It has a good range of amenities including shops, restaurants, toilets, and waiting rooms.
Trains between Stansted and Peterborough are provided by CrossCountry, Greater Anglia, and LNER. CrossCountry trains tend to run directly while those provided by LNER and Greater Anglia may have one change.
CrossCountry provides around 17 services a day, leaving every hour throughout the day. Trains run direct with an average journey time of approximately one hour and 25 minutes.
Greater Anglia runs around six services a day, with a journey time of about one hour and 37 minutes. These services usually have one change at Ely Station.
LNER provides three services between Stansted and Peterborough, leaving in the early morning and evening. They have a journey time of approximately two hours and 15 minutes and usually have one change.
CrossCountry trains have both first and second-class sections, and larger trains also have a quiet carriage with restrictions on noise. Passengers can take their bike with them when they travel but should make a reservation first. Pets are welcome (a maximum of two per person) as long as they are kept on a lead or in a basket. There are dedicated spaces available for wheelchair users and travellers with limited mobility. Members of station and train staff are also on hand to provide assistance boarding the train.
Greater Anglia and LNER have similar policies on bikes and pets, and, like CrossCountry, they have accessible trains with assistance that can be booked before a journey. Bike policies may vary depending on how busy the route is.
The best way to get a great deal when booking trains from Stansted to Peterborough is to book in advance. It is also a good idea to be flexible with travel dates and times, as, at peak times, such as just before Christmas or at rush hour, train tickets may cost a lot more. Another way to save money is to choose trains that have one change, as they often have a longer journey time which is reflected in the cheaper price.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Stansted Airport and arrive in Peterborough.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Stansted Airport, which is located around 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Peterborough, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.
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