It takes an average of 54m to travel from Stansted Airport to London by train, over a distance of around 31 miles (50 km). There are normally 91 trains per day travelling from Stansted Airport to London and tickets for this journey start from £21.90 when you book in advance.
31 miles (50 km)
91 trains per day
Direct trains available
Flying into Stansted Airport and heading into London by train? You're in luck. The train from Stansted Airport to London takes just 44m on the fastest services.
London Stansted Airport is one of Britain’s busiest airports, situated northeast of London in Essex. The Stansted Express offers direct services from the airport to certain locations and you'll usually find around 86 trains per day travelling from Stansted Airport to London. Why not find out more in our guide to trains from Stansted Airport.
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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 Stansted Airport to London is right for you.
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