Trains from

London to Stansted Airport

  1. London Liverpool Street
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    Stansted Airport
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    Stansted Airport
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    Stansted Airport
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  8. London Liverpool Street
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    Stansted Airport
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  9. London Liverpool Street
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  10. London Liverpool Street
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Journey information from London to Stansted Airport

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  • Changes: Direct

Trains to Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport is Britain’s fourth busiest airport, and lots of passengers arrive by train. This is a convenient option, which saves money and time.

Find out more about trains to Stansted Airport

  • How long does it take to travel from London to Stansted Airport by train?

    The average journey time between London and Stansted Airport is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 77 trains per day travelling from London to Stansted Airport. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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  • Are there direct trains from London to Stansted Airport?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Stansted Airport without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London to Stansted Airport.

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  • What is the distance between London and Stansted Airport?

    The distance between London and Stansted Airport is 31 miles.

    Distance: 31 miles
  • What time is the first train from London to Stansted Airport?

    The first train from London to Stansted Airport departs at .

    What time is the last train from London to Stansted Airport?

    The last train from London to Stansted Airport departs at .

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    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Find journey information for Stansted Airport to London

Did you know you could also travel from London to Stansted Airport by bus? Find out more about that journey here.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Stansted Airport

Did you know that most train companies in the UK increase their prices as the departure date approaches? Our aim is to help you save – we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

Book in advance.

Save up to 51%* when you book in advance. Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert 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 to Stansted Airport is right for you.

Use your Railcard.

National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off 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.

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

*Average savings on all fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.