Escape Lounge

Escape Lounge

The Stansted Escape Lounge is open, we look forward to welcoming you

Pre-book from just £23.00 per person

Reserve your place

Pre-book to guarantee entry

Relax in our tranquil lounge, enjoy the complimentary menu and take advantage of our free Wi-Fi

Unfortunately access with cards such as Priority Pass, DragonPass, Lounge Club etc is subject to availability upon arrival at the lounge on the day and prebooking using these cards is not possible.

Children aged 0-35 months enter Escape Lounge for free. Please call free on 0808 168 6111 to make us aware if you are bringing children aged 0-35 months.

Food & drinks included

Enjoy a quick bite to eat from our complimentary menu.

Time to browse

Take advantage of our free WiFi, charging points, and TVs before your flight.

Unwind before you fly

Take some time out with a book, catch up on news or simply sit back and relax.

The details

Opening times

Open from 4am to 5pm daily.

Lounge location

The Escape Lounge is located in the main departure lounge. Proceed through security checks and the duty-free area. The entrance to the lounge is located between Coast to Coast and Pret a Manger.

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Pre-book price

From £23.00 per person

Infants (0-35 months) free of charge

Our family-friendly Escape Lounge welcomes passengers from any airline and any ticket class

Food for thought

Away from the hustle and bustle of the terminal, Escape offers a place to take some time out before your flight. Enjoy some of the delicious food and drink we have available for you. At breakfast we offer a selection of favourites from traditional hot items to cereals, fruits and pastries. From lunchtime onwards our chefs deliver a grazing menu – made in-house each day.

Escape Lounge Menu
Escape Lounge Menu

Enjoy a drink with us

Escape Lounge Menu
Escape Lounge Menu


We welcome passengers travelling on business or pleasure from any airline and any ticket class. We also accept passengers from DragonPass, Diners Club, Holiday Extras, Lounge Pass, Lounge Club, Lounge Key and Priority Pass – with access to each of our airport lounges subject to availability on the day of arrival.

If you are travelling in business class, please check with your airline for details.

Please note the lounges no longer accept cash payment for guests wishing to pay and enter on the day of travel.

Should you require more information or assistance with any query relating to third party access into our lounges, please contact the relevant third parties listed below:

DragonPass: 0333 220 5599

Diners Club:

Holiday Extras: 0800 977 5171

Lounge Pass: 020 8865 3280

Lounge Club: 020 8827 0089

Priority Pass: 020 8680 1338

Stay durations in the Stansted Airport Escape Lounge can vary. We would recommend referring to your Escape Lounge booking confirmation for more information

Escape Lounges have a smart - casual dress code and request that our guests dress appropriately for their visit. We do not allow certain items including (but not limited to): replica sports kits or items with team names/logos, clothing with slogans or motifs that may cause offence, caps/hats, fancy dress, clothing that exposes midriffs or upper thighs, or bare shoulders on men. Guests will also not be permitted to enter the lounge whilst using hair rollers. We reserve the right to refuse entry, without refund, to anyone wearing clothing we deem to be unsuitable.

We welcome well-behaved children in the Escape Lounge; those aged 24 months and older are required to pay the standard entry price. Children aged 0-23 months are permitted to enter for free, however we must be made aware of all infants in your party otherwise they may not be admitted. Whilst we welcome well-behaved children to the lounge, this is a quiet, adult environment and we do not provide specific entertainment for children.

Yes, our Escape lounge is accessible for wheelchair users.

Groups of 6 people or fewer are welcome in the Escape Lounge.

Yes, you can provide feedback via our feedback form

It’s very simple! Collect 6 stamps and we will send you a code to get your 7th visit absolutely free.

  • Pick up a loyalty card in the lounge and get a stamp each time you visit.

  • When you have a full card hand this to our team in the lounge and a code will be sent to you. Please note, during very busy periods, this may take up to 3 weeks to arrive.

  • The code has to be used on the website to redeem your free entry. The code is not valid if not used to make a pre-booking

  • Stamps can not be back dated for past visits nor to replace those on cards lost

Having issues? If you have any problems using your code, or haven’t received it, please send us an email at

We provide a range of vegan and gluten free food in our lounges as standard, all labelled appropriately.