The cheapest trains from Stansted to Peterborough

Showing times and prices for 24 Oct

Cheapest

£43

Average

£43

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.

Cheapest
10:45Stansted Airport2h24 13:09Peterborough
1 changes
£431One-way
Cheapest
08:45Stansted Airport2h31 11:16Peterborough
1 changes
£431One-way
Cheapest
09:45Stansted Airport2h31 12:16Peterborough
1 changes
£431One-way

Timetable Stansted to Peterborough

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 24 Oct
08:45Stansted Airport2h31 11:16Peterborough
0 changes
09:45Stansted Airport2h31 12:16Peterborough
0 changes
10:45Stansted Airport2h24 13:09Peterborough
0 changes

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Sun
24 Oct
£41London North Eastern Railway
Mon
25 Oct
£14Cross Country
Tue
26 Oct
£11Cross Country
Wed
27 Oct
£11Cross Country
Thu
28 Oct
£11Cross Country
Fri
29 Oct
£14Cross Country
Sat
30 Oct
£14Cross Country
Sun
31 Oct
£14Cross Country
Mon
1 Nov
£14Cross Country
Tue
2 Nov
£11Cross Country
Thu
4 Nov
£11Cross Country
Fri
5 Nov
£14Cross Country
Sat
6 Nov
£14Cross Country
Sun
7 Nov
£14Cross Country
Tue
9 Nov
£11Cross Country
Wed
10 Nov
£11Cross Country
Thu
11 Nov
£11Cross Country

The fastest trains from Stansted to Peterborough

Showing times and prices for 24 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 24 m

Average

2 h 28 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

81 km

It's difficult to get from Stansted to Peterborough without changing at least once.

Fastest
10:45Stansted Airport2h24 13:09Peterborough
1 changes
£431One-way
08:45Stansted Airport2h31 11:16Peterborough
1 changes
£431One-way
09:45Stansted Airport2h31 12:16Peterborough
1 changes
£431One-way

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Train Information between Stansted and Peterborough

distanceDistance50 miles (80 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£18 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross 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.

Train companies

Train between Stansted and Peterborough with CrossCountry

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

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:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from Stansted to Peterborough 

    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.

    Stansted to Peterborough train time: daily departures

    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.

    How long is the journey by train from Stansted to Peterborough?

    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.

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

    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. 

    Which train companies travel from Stansted to Peterborough?

    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 Stansted to Peterborough 

    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 Stansted to Peterborough 

    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 Stansted to Peterborough 

    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.

    Stansted to Peterborough trains: services on board

    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.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Stansted to Peterborough?

    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.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Stansted to Peterborough
    Travel by train to Peterborough 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 Peterborough.
    FAQs
    How much do cheap trains from Stansted to Peterborough cost?
    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Peterborough from Stansted for the next 7 days starting from £11  one way.
    What is the average cost of a train from Stansted to Peterborough?
    If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Stansted to Peterborough train prices are on average £18  one way.
    What is the distance between Stansted and Peterborough via train?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Stansted to Peterborough via train to be approximately 50 miles (80 km).
    What is the average Stansted to Peterborough train duration?
    On average the train from Stansted to Peterborough duration is 1 h 22 min  for the 50 miles (80 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
    Which train station in Stansted goes to Peterborough? Which train station do I come into Peterborough from Stansted?

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Stansted Airport   and arrive in Peterborough.

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

    What train companies offer a service to Peterborough from Stansted?
    For the best Stansted to Peterborough train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Peterborough from Stansted to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Is there a direct train to Peterborough from Stansted?
    Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day to Peterborough from Stansted. If you’re looking for a direct train from Stansted to Peterborough, consider travelling with Cross Country. 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.
    How many train services per day are there between Stansted and Peterborough?
    On average, there are 12 trains a day from Stansted to Peterborough. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When is the earliest train from Stansted to Peterborough? When is the last train from Stansted to Peterborough?
    You can take the first train from Stansted to Peterborough at 07: 27   or take the last train from Stansted to Peterborough leaving at 11: 48. Look for the latest Stansted Peterborough train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
    When should I book Stansted Peterborough train tickets to score the best deals?
    The price of a one way train ticket from Stansted to Peterborough is on average £18 if you book 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 providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Peterborough from Stansted available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Stansted
    Peterborough
    The major railway station for departures from Stansted is Stansted Airport. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Stansted Airport for your trip to Peterborough from Stansted.
    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