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The beautiful market town of Bury St Edmunds is around 40 miles northeast of London Stansted Airport. With the town so close, there are plenty of ways to get to and from the airport.
Requiring a quick change over in either Cambridge or Ely, trains to and from the airport run regularly from Bury St Edmunds. The route takes around 1 hour 40 minutes, depending on the time it takes to transfer between trains.
Travelling by coach between Bury St Edmunds and London Stansted Airport is a great choice for more frugal travellers. The journey takes around 2 hours 20 minutes and requires a changeover in Cambridge.
The fastest way to travel between the town and the transport hub is by car, with most routes following the M11 and A14 taking around an hour. Visitors can hire a car to make the drive and those travelling from Bury St Edmunds to the airport for a flight can book at a nearby hotel to avoid rush hour traffic.