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Information and transfers page
How to get from Stansted Airport to London:
As far as travel by train is concerned there
Stansted to Liverpool Street Station
1: The Stansted Express
The Stansted Express is a train service that runs between Stansted
Station just below the main terminal and London Liverpool Street Station
in the City of London using Class 317/7 and 317/8's EMU trains. The train makes one
stop as Tottenham Hale on route.
the journey takes apx 45 minutes and costs from single
£16.60 , return
£28 to Liverpool Street Station
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2: Mainline Option
National Rail run two routes from Stansted into London.
the line connects the following stations Stansted Mountfitchet,
Stratford and terminates at London Liverpool Street.
the journey takes 45-50 minutes and costs apx
from £16.60 standard single fare
The other route terminates at Stratford in East London and goes via
Stansted Mountfitchet, Bishops Stortford, Sawbridgeworth, Harlow Mill,
Harlow Town, Roydon, Broxbourne, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross, Enfield Lock,
Brimsdown, Ponders End, Angel Road, Northumberland Park and Tottenham
Hale. This route runs weekdays only.
The route to Stratford gives you connections to the
and East London.
Train To Central London
Stansted Airport to Victoria Station
The above options will get you into the City of London and East London
districts. To get to central London (Victoria Station) you will need to get out
at Tottenham Hale Station and change over onto the London tube network. Take the
Victoria line train (make sure its going in the right direction i.e. towards
the journey takes 70-80 minutes and costs from apx
from £19 standard single fare as a through ticket
Stansted to St Pancras/Kings Cross
One of the 5 main railway stations in London for UK connections. The biggest service operating from here is the Eurostar service to
Paris in France. You cant do this without a switch of trains unfortunately, so you will need to to
change trains at Tottenham hale. You can still book a single ticket for a through fare though.
Total Time Required: Around 1 hour
Total Cost: Around
Bus and Coach Services
National Express have the following routes that terminate at London
Victoria Station in central London:
A4 and the
A6 - Golders Green, Finchley Road Underground Station, St Johns
Wood, Baker Street, Marble Arch, Hyde Park Corner, Victoria.
Operates up to every 10 minutes - 24 hrs a day.
the A4 and A6 takes around 90-120 minutes and cost depends on
how far ahead you book around £13 (from £5 advance, off peak).
Information for National Express London Routes
The A9 route is a non-stop service to London Stratford in East London every 30 minutes, 24 hours a day.
the A9 takes around 45-65 minutes to Stratford and costs apx.
£11 (from £6 advance, off peak)
From Stratford you can use the Central Line on the tube network
to transfer into Liverpool Street, Holborn and Central London.
The docklands light railway connects to Stratford Station for routes in
the Isle of Dogs and Canary Wharf.
The Jubilee Line connects Stratford to Canary Wharf and Waterloo.
Please note that there is also
National Express timetables, services
Terravision Coaches run two routes from the airport .
1: A50 Express Shuttle to London Victoria
A non-stop service between Stansted Airport and London Victoria,
departing from coach bay 26.
Kings Cross, £10 to
Liverpool Street, £10 to
takes around 75-95 minutes
2: A51 to London Liverpool Street Station via Bromley-by-bow and terminates
at Finsbury Square after the Liverpool Street Stop.
Kings Cross, £10 to
Liverpool Street, £10 to
takes around 55-70 minutes
Easybus do not have their own bus service from Stansted Airport, they simply
resell other companies services, currently National Express and Airport Bus
Cost using their booking facility:
Full Easy details here
Shared bus service to hotels in London
Minicab: Takes around 55-90 minutes and costs around
considerably depending on car type and company used.
There is a taxi service that ranks up outside the terminal and with a desk
inside the terminal.
major companies have rental desks inside the terminal.
depends on where In London you are going.
To Central and East London.
Leave Stansted and follow the signs for the M11 South towards London.
Keep going till you hit the A406 North Circular Road. For East
London keep straight onto the North Circular towards Ilford and Romford.
For Central London and the City of London take a right onto the the A406
North Circular Road towards North London. You think take a
left onto the A104 South and pick up the Lea Bridge Road. This takes you
into the Clacton/Hackney area. Basically from this point you head south
towards the City of London to pickup the A3211 along Tower Hill
and down to the Victoria Embankment. This takes you down to Parliament
Square or Trafalgar Square depending on where you turn off. This is
To North and West London.
For this journey the best way is to head South down the M11 and pickup
the M25 Towards Heathrow and the A1, anticlockwise. You then have a
choice of turn off depending on where in London you are going. Taking
the A1 south will bring you into North London and Brent Cross. The A1
goes into central London. You can also take the A406 North Circular West
bound from the A1 for areas in West London.
To South London
You can either take the M25 Clockwise towards Dartford and then come
back in on the appropriate turn off or head into Central London and
cross the River Thames into the South.
view UK and London route
Expect your journey by car/taxi/minicab to central
London take 55-90 minutes.
To City of London expect your journey to take 40-60 minutes'
Expect your coach journey to central London airport to take 90-120
The distance from Stansted Airport to Central
London is 31.3 miles/50.4 km to central