Skip to main content

To and From London by Bus or Coach

At Stansted Airport, there are a number of  high quality coach services providing services into East, West and Central London.

The service has been improved to provide quick and comfortable travel to Stansted Airport with journey times from 50 minutes and fares costing as low as £5.

Book Now

Coaches to London




Journey Time


National Express A6

London Paddington

Upto every 15 mins

58-98 mins

National Express

National Express A7

London Victoria

Up to every 15 mins

75-100 mins

National Express

National Express A8

London Liverpool St

Upto every 20 mins

65-85 mins

National Express

National Express A9

London Stratford

Upto every 30 mins

45-60 mins

National Express

Airport Bus Express

London Bridge & Stratford

Upto every 30 mins

70-85 mins Airport Bus Express


Airport Bus Express London Victoria Upto every 30 mins 95 mins Airport Bus Express

A6 Route: Paddington - Stansted

At 43 journeys per day, this route takes travellers from London Paddington to Stansted Airport, via:

  • Portman Square
  • Marble Arch
  • Paddington
  • Baker Street
  • St Johns Wood
  • Finchley Road
  • Golders Green

For bus and coach tickets from Padding to Stansted, Book Here.

A7 Route: London Victoria – Stansted

From both London Victoria Coach and Rail Stations to Stansted Airport, via:

  • Waterloo
  • Southwark

A8 Route: Liverpool Street - Stansted

Fifty journeys a day from Liverpool Street to Stansted Coach Station, via:

  • Bethnal Green
  • Shoreditch High Street
  • Liverpool Street
  • Whitechapel
  • Mile End
  • Bow Church

Now with a travel time of 60 minutes, from as low as £6.00.

Book Now

A9 Route: Stratford - Stansted

Forty-five journeys a day. Direct travel to and from Stansted via Stratford in just 50 minutes and fares from £6.00. 

Book Now

The improved Stansted services now give you more choice on where you travel to and when, with services around-the-clock and an extra 4,500 seats a day.

National Express coaches stop at a number of key London underground stations, giving you access to a wider network of travel whether by rail or tube.

Travelling with National Express

Sit back, relax and enjoy the many benefits of travelling
with National Express:

  • Reclining leather seats
  • Head rests
  • Ample leg room
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets
  • Air conditioning
  • Seatbelts
  • Booster seats for children up to 150cm tall
  • Generous luggage allowance
  • Toilets

Flight Delayed? No Problem! 

For just £5 extra, you can board any of our coaches up to 12 hours before or 12 hours after your original departure time.

Just add Flexible Fare when you're booking your ticket.

This also allows you to refund your ticket free of charge up to 24 hours before departure.

Full Flexi Fare terms and conditions are available on the National Express Website.