How to get from Birmingham to Stansted

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from Birmingham to Stansted

You can get from Birmingham to Stansted by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Stansted on 02 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:15Birmingham, Coach Station4h00 12:15London, Stansted Airport
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19:15Birmingham, Coach Station5h30 00:45London, Stansted Airport
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07:45Birmingham, Coach Station4h15 12:00London, Stansted Airport
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05:45Birmingham, Coach Station4h05 09:50London, Stansted Airport
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15:00Birmingham, Coach Station4h35 19:35London, Stansted Airport
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Travel Information between Birmingham and Stansted

distanceDistance97 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £36 • 2 h 43 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 97 miles from Birmingham to Stansted. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Birmingham to Stansted.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Stansted

Travel to Stansted 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 Birmingham to Stansted.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Stansted from Birmingham. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Birmingham to Stansted is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Stansted:

A flight journey is usually £34 less than a journey to Stansted by coach, which costs on average £34 for the same trip.

A flight is £1 less than a ferry for this route with tickets for a ferry from Birmingham to Stansted costing on average £1.

A flight is £36 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Stansted costing on average £36.

The fastest way to get to Stansted from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 43 min.

There are alternative travel options to Stansted that can usually take longer:

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The Birmingham to Stansted distance is approximately 97 miles.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Stansted is:

  • 35 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Birmingham and Stansted as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Stansted:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Stansted, London Stansted Airport Coach Station.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Birmingham International Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Birmingham New Street to Stansted Airport.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Stansted:

  • You can travel from Birmingham to Stansted by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £34 with National Express from Birmingham to Stansted.
  • You can go to Stansted from Birmingham by train with Avanti West Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for £36 with Avanti West Coast from Birmingham to Stansted on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Birmingham to Stansted with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct coach to Stansted with National Express.
  • You'll find direct train services to Stansted with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Stansted tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Stansted? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Stansted usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Peterborough or Cambridge. If you're looking to explore London, Peterborough or Cambridge from Stansted, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before travelling from Birmingham to Stansted, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £34 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £1 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this journey is on average £1 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £36 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Stansted tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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