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London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport by train

It takes an average of 55m to travel from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport by train, over a distance of around 30 miles (47 km). There are normally 162 trains per day travelling from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport and tickets for this journey start from £14.50 when you book in advance.

First train

02:40

Last train

00:25

Departure station

London Liverpool Street

Arrival station

Stansted Airport

Journey time

From 45m

Distance

30 miles (47 km)

Frequency

162 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £14.50

Train operators

Greater Anglia

Travelling by train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport in just 47 minutes

Need to catch a flight and looking for more information on how to travel from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport by train? You’ve come to the right place! 

On average, the train journey from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport takes around 53 minutes, although the fastest services can take you there in just 47 minutes. As there are around 65 direct trains running on this route each day, you don’t need to worry about making any changes along the way.  

When travelling on this route, you’ll board a Greater Anglia train at London Liverpool Street station. Once you’ve found your seat, you can begin to enjoy the onboard amenities, such as comfortable seating, luggage storage and free WiFi on most services. If you prefer to travel in style, why not upgrade to Greater Anglia First Class? You’ll enjoy all the benefits of Standard Class, as well as more spacious seating, extra legroom, a table at every seat and complimentary food and drink. In less than an hour, your train will arrive at Stansted Airport station.  

Once you’ve stepped off the train, you’re just a 2-minute walk from London Stansted Airport. You don’t need to worry about taking a shuttle bus, you can access the airport using lifts, escalators and ramps.   

If you’d like to book cheaper train tickets, try travelling Off-Peak, as tickets tend to be cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends. If you travel by train quite frequently, why not get a Railcard? You’ll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.   

Ready to book? Start a search for cheap train tickets from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport today. There’s no need to wait, just head to our Journey Planner at the top of the page. If you’d like to find out more information about the journey, keep reading for our train timetables, FAQs and tips on how to book cheap tickets.  

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport take?

The average journey time by train between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport is 55 minutes, with around 162 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport is 45 minutes.

How much does the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport cost?

Train ticket prices from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport can start from as little as £14.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport without having to change trains. There are 162 direct trains from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport leave?

The first train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport leaves at 02:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport leave?

The last train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport leaves at 00:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport by train?

Trains travelling from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport cover a distance of around 30 miles (47 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street.

Cheap train tickets from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport

Train tickets from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport start at £14.50 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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