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Stansted Airport to Peterborough by train

It takes an average of 1h 26m to travel from Stansted Airport to Peterborough by train, over a distance of around 52 miles (84 km). There are normally 22 trains per day travelling from Stansted Airport to Peterborough and tickets for this journey start from £7.30 when you book in advance.

First train

04:27

Last train

20:27

Departure station

Stansted Airport

Arrival station

Peterborough

Journey time

From 1h 22m

Distance

52 miles (84 km)

Frequency

22 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £7.30

Train operators

CrossCountry

Stansted Airport to Peterborough train times

Check out the next trains departing from Stansted Airport to Peterborough for Friday 23rd February 2024 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
05:27 stansted airport06:52 peterboroughPlat. 2 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets1h 25m, direct
05:30 stansted airport07:46 peterboroughPlat. 3 estimatedgreater anglia PeakGet tickets2h 16m, 2 changes
06:12 stansted airport07:51 peterboroughPlat. 2 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets1h 39m, direct
06:28 stansted airport08:49 On timepeterboroughPlat. 3 estimatedgreater anglia PeakGet tickets2h 21m, 2 changes
07:21 stansted airport08:51 peterboroughPlat. 2 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets1h 30m, direct

Taking the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough

Flying into Stansted Airport and heading into Peterborough by train? You're in luck. The train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough takes just 1h 22m 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 21 trains per day travelling from Stansted Airport to Peterborough. Why not find out more about trains from Stansted Airport.

Ready to book? Start a search for trains in our Journey Planner at the top of the page, or keep reading for FAQs and tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Stansted Airport to Peterborough? 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 Stansted Airport to Peterborough take?

The average journey time by train between Stansted Airport and Peterborough is 1 hour and 26 minutes, with around 22 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 Stansted Airport and Peterborough by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough is 1 hour and 22 minutes.

How much does the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough cost?

Train ticket prices from Stansted Airport to Peterborough can start from as little as £7.30 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 Stansted Airport to Peterborough?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Stansted Airport to Peterborough without having to change trains. There are 22 direct trains from Stansted Airport to Peterborough each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough leave?

The first train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough leaves at 04:27. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough leave?

The last train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough leaves at 20:27. 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 Stansted Airport and Peterborough by train?

Trains travelling from Stansted Airport to Peterborough cover a distance of around 52 miles (84 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Peterborough to Stansted Airport. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Stansted Airport to Peterborough.

Cheap train tickets from Stansted Airport to Peterborough

Train tickets from Stansted Airport to Peterborough start at £7.30 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

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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 Stansted Airport to Peterborough 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.

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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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