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Buses And Coaches

Airport coach transfers from £5 one-way

Airport transfers to Stansted from Central London from as little as £5 one-way when customers book in advance with National Express. Book Now!

National Express Bus and coach services

National Express, the UK's largest operator of scheduled coach services, operates direct to and from The Station at Stansted Airport. With excellent value fares and services to many key destinations throughout the UK, you can relax and travel to Stansted Airport in one of their fleet of modern air-conditioned coaches.

Catching buses or coaches at Stansted

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

Coaches to London

ServiceDestinationFrequencyJourney time/fareInformation
National Express A6 London Victoria Up to every 15 min 85-100 min/£10.50 Website
National Express A9 Stratford and London Liverpool Street Up to every 20 min 45-60min/
£8.50
Website
Terravision A50 London Victoria Up to every 20 min 75 min/
£9
Tel +44 (0)1279 680 028
Book now
Terravision A51 London Liverpool Street Up to every 30 min 55 min/
£9
Tel +44 (0)1279 680 028
Book now
Terravision A52 London Stratford Up to every 30 min 40 min/
From £6
Tel +44 (0)1279 680 028
Book now
 easyBus EB7 Baker Street, London Up to every 20 min 75 min/ From £2 Website
 easyBus EB6 Old Street, Central London Up to every 20 min 60 min/From £2 Website

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Express coaches to the rest of the UK

DestinationServiceFrequencyInformation
Cambridge National Express 727 Every two hours Website
Thetford and Norwich National Express 727 Every two hours Website
Oxford via Hemel Hempstead and High Wycombe National Express 737 Every two hours Website
Nottingham, Leicester and Liverpool National Express 349/350 Up to two per day Website
Birmingham via Luton, Milton Keynes and Coventry National Express 777 Up to every two hours Website
Heathrow, Gatwick and Brighton National Express 727 Up to every two hours Website
Ipswich, Colchester and Heathrow National Express 250 Every two hours Website

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Local buses

Use the guide below to find out more about your service or see all the local buses at a glance.

ServiceDestinationCalling atInformation
Stansted Aircoach X30 Southend Rayleigh and Chelmsford Website
Airport by Bus 133 Colchester and Braintree Colchester Bus Station, Colchester North Station, Marks Tey, and Braintree Bus Park, Felsted, Dunmow and Takeley Tel +44 (0)1279 681 800
Website
TGM 510 Harlow Bishop's Stortford and Sawbridgeworth Tel +44 (0)871 200 2233
Website
First 42A Chelmsford and Galleywood Great Dunmow and Takeley Tel +44 (0)845 748 4950
Website
Service 5
Service 7/7a
Saffron Walden/
Stansted Mountfitchet
Debden, Broxted/
Elsenham, Henham
Tel +44 (0)871 200 2233
Website
Unobus 700 Baldock Bishop's Stortford, Letchworth, Hitchin Website
TGM 308 Bishop's Stortford Heath Row, Town Centre, Thorley and Bishops Park. Website

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Demand-responsive services

Stansted Flyer

This door-to-door coach service connects Stansted Airport to Essex towns including Southend, Basildon, Brentwood, Shenfield, Billericay, Romford, Dagenham and Grays. Call +44 (0)1708 730 555.

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