How to get from Stansted to London

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from Stansted to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Stansted to London on 17 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:24Stansted Mountfitchet0h51 10:15London Liverpool Street
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08:00Stansted, London Stansted Airport0h50 08:50London
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18:30Stansted, London Stansted Airport0h50 19:20London
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Travel Information between Stansted and London

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £20
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 30 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £11 • 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Greater Anglia

Take a coach or train to travel 30 miles (48 km) from Stansted to London. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 30 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 from Stansted to London.

Travel Tips: Travel from Stansted to London

Travel 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.

There are 2 ways to get from Stansted to London: coach or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Stansted to London, which costs on average £11.

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A coach is £9 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Stansted to London costing on average £20.

The fastest way from Stansted to London is by coach with an average journey time of 30 min.

Other travel options to London from Stansted can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to London by train can take on average 35 min.

The distance from Stansted to London is approximately 30 miles (48 km).

The average frequency per day from Stansted to London is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers take a train from Stansted Airport to London Victoria.

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

  • You can go to London from Stansted by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £11 with National Express from Stansted to London on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to London from Stansted with Greater Anglia, and you can find Greater Anglia Stansted to London tickets for £20 on Omio.
Many of our customers travelling from Stansted to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your Stansted and London trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip between Stansted and London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £11 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £20 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to London from Stansted online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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