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from London to Stansted

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Stansted on 24 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:20London0h50 09:10Stansted, London Stansted Airport
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£121One-way
Cheapest
19:30London1h45 21:15London, Stansted Airport
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£111One-way
Other options
18:35London0h50 19:25Stansted, London Stansted Airport
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£121One-way
19:35London0h50 20:25Stansted, London Stansted Airport
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£121One-way
09:35London0h50 10:25Stansted, London Stansted Airport
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£121One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sat
23 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£11Airport Bus Express Ltd
Thu
28 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£11Airport Bus Express Ltd
Fri
29 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£11Airport Bus Express Ltd
Sat
30 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£11Airport Bus Express Ltd
Sun
31 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£11Airport Bus Express Ltd
Mon
1 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£7National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£7National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£7National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£10Megabus
Sat
6 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£10Megabus
Sun
7 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£7National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£9Airport Bus Express Ltd
Tue
9 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£7National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£7National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£9Airport Bus Express Ltd
Fri
12 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£8Airport Bus Express Ltd

Travel Information to Stansted from London

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £22
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 40 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £11 • 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Greater Anglia

Take a coach or train to travel 30 miles (48 km) to Stansted from London. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Greater Anglia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from London to Stansted.

Travel Tips

Travel from London 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 London to Stansted.
FAQs
What are my travel options from London to Stansted?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Stansted from London. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Stansted from London?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Stansted. Tickets for a coach cost on average £11.

This is compared to other travel options to Stansted:

A coach is about £11 less than a train, which costs on average £22 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Stansted?

The quickest way to travel to Stansted from London is by coach, which takes on average 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by train can take 47 min   on average.

What is the distance from London to Stansted?

The distance between London and Stansted is around 30 miles (48 km).

How many services a day are there from London to Stansted?

The average frequency per day from London to Stansted is:

  • 50 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Stansted from London as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Stansted?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Stansted:

  • Coaches mostly leave from London, Victoria Coach Station and tend to arrive in Stansted, London Stansted Airport.
  • Trains from London to Stansted most often leave from London Victoria and arrive in Stansted Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from London to Stansted?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Stansted, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Stansted by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from London to Stansted for £11 on Omio.
  • Greater Anglia can get you to Stansted by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Greater Anglia from London to Stansted for £22 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from London to Stansted?

Yes, there are direct services available to Stansted from London with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches with National Express or Airport Bus Express Ltd.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Stansted as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Stansted from London.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from London to Stansted?
Many of our customers travelling from London to Stansted don't make Stansted their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Peterborough, Birmingham or Cambridge, either of which you could add to your London and Stansted trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Stansted to any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket from London to Stansted online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from London 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 route is £11 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £22 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking London 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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