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Airport London Stansted

London Stansted Airport
Enterprise House, Bassingbourn Road, Essex, United Kingdom
CM24 1QW

Tel: +44 (0)844 335 1803

Airport code: STN


Where to catch trains

Stansted Airport rail station is directly below the terminal building. Tickets can be bought in advance or at the station.

Regular services link the airport with central and east London, and with eastern England and the Midlands.

Train times and fares are subject to change, so please confirm with the operator before you travel.

Trains to London

Stansted Express

Fast, frequent and convenient trains run between the airport and London Liverpool Street from early until late.

  • Trains depart every 15 minutes.
  • Average journey time 46 minutes to Liverpool Street and 35 minutes to Tottenham Hale.
  • Express class single fare £22.50 (£21.50 online booking).
  • Also calls at Bishop’s Stortford, Harlow Town and Tottenham Hale.

For London Underground services, change at Tottenham Hale (Victoria Line) or Liverpool Street (Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines).

Visit the Stansted Express website

Stansted Express timetable

Further information on trains to other cities you can find on the homepage.

Buses and coaches

Stansted Airport’s bus and coach station is opposite the main terminal entrance. Coach tickets can be bought at the ticket desk in arrivals (open 06:00 to 01:00), in the coach station (24 hours, seven days a week) or on board. Please note that many coaches and buses are not wheelchair-accessible – please contact the relevant operator for further information. Bus fares and times are subject to change, so please confirm with the operator before you travel.

Bus and coach services

Other means of transport

Driving to Stansted

London Stansted is conveniently situated just off the M11 motorway – use Junction 8a if approaching from the London direction or Junction 8 from the Cambridge side, then follow signs for the airport.

For help planning your journey, use the Route Planner tool on this website. 

Satellite navigation information

Postcode: CM24 1RW
Latitude/longitude: N51:53:24 (51.889939); E0:15:42 (0.261739)

Car parking

The Short Stay Car Park is next to the terminal and is suitable for stays of less than 24 hours. The Long Stay Car Park is a few minutes from the terminal by courtesy bus.

Motorcycle parking is free in the designated bays in Zone Q of the Long Stay Car Park. Motorbikes must not be parked elsewhere.

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24×7 operate a 24hour taxi service to and from London Stansted Airport. The reservation desk is located in the international arrival concourse. There is also a courtesy telephone located in the Domestic Baggage Reclaim area which will connect you to our reservation desk.

To book in advance, contact 24×7 by:

  • Telephone: +44 (0)1279 661111

Payment can be made at the time of booking (by credit or debit card) or in cash to the driver. Fares are quoted before the journey.

A taxi journey into London for one to four people costs about £99, depending on the exact destination.

Wheelchair-accessible cars are available on request.

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