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Stansted To Central London

Stansted To Central London

Stansted has a fantastic choice of transport links to central London, with options to suit all budgets, timetables and destinations.

To and From London

Travelling To and From Stansted Airport couldn't be easier. Travellers can get to and from London to Stansted with National Express coaches or with Stansted Airport Trains (Stansted Express). By booking your travel in advance through Stansted Airport, you can save on journeys between London and the Airport. Below we provide more information about the modes of transport available to you and links to make booking your tickets quick and simple. 

Buses and Coaches To and From London

National Express Coaches to Stansted Airport start at and stop at 38 pick up points, including 15 in central London, and services run 24 hours a day. National Express prices start from £5 one-way when booked in advance, providing a cheap travel option to and from London.

Coach and Bus
Train Stansted

Trains To & From London

Stansted Express trains are the quickest and most direct routes between Stansted Airport and London. Services run every 15 minutes and tickets can be booked for as little as £8 one-way when buying in advance. Stansted Express stops at and departs from Liverpool Street and Tottenham Hale stations, which provide access to the wider Network Rail network and the London Underground for onward connections.

For more information and to book Stansted Express trains To London please click here.

For Stansted Express Trains From London please click here.

For all other UK train stations and destinations (including London stations that Stansted Express does not stop at) please visit here for more information and to book your trains

By Car

Stansted is about 40 miles outside central London. Depending on your destination, you may have to pay the Congestion Charge.

Renting a vehicle?

Visit our Stansted Airport Car Rental page to see what's available for your journey.

By Car

By Taxi

Stansted Airport taxi booking service operates a 24/7 reservation desk on the international arrivals concourse and there's a courtesy phone in the UK and Ireland baggage reclaim hall. A taxi to central London for one to four people costs about £99, depending on destination. To book a taxi in advance call 0800 747 737 (inside the UK) or +44 (0)1279 661 111 (outside the UK).

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