COVID-19: important notice about travelling to Stansted Airport by bus/coach
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is taking longer than usual to get through security at the airport. Please make sure that you plan your journey to the airport leaving additional time before your flight for any delays caused by the current PCR test checks and added security measures.
Stansted Airport bus/coach station
The bus/coach station is just a 2-minute walk from the airport terminal.
Amenities include: Waiting facilities, onsite coffee shop, onsite newsagents, onsite payphones and toilets.
Coach and bus services to and from London
You can currently pre-book two bus and coach providers who operate daily and frequent services to and from London. Many services have stops which access the London Underground and all key London train stations, including London Paddington, Waterloo, Victoria, Liverpool Street and Kings Cross/St Pancras.
Our transfers provider, Looking4transfers, offer a reputable in-house airport transfer service. They work directly with all the transportation providers to ensure you have the best price and availability of service.
Airport Bus Express
Pre-book your seat with reputable Airport Bus Express who offer great value and frequent services to London, running every 30 minutes from 06:00am to 02:00am. They have a fleet of new coaches all fitted with toilets and offering free on board Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning, heating and spacious comfy seating. Airport Bus Express offer 2 routes to and from London as follows:
Service A21: Stansted to Liverpool Street, calling at Stratford.
Service A20: Stansted to Victoria Bus/Coach Station, calling at Baker Street (Gloucester Place).
Pre-book a low cost coach transfer with National Express and travel in comfort at affordable prices. The majority of coaches are fitted with leather seats, toilets, power sockets and air conditioning. National Express offers over 200 daily services to London on 4 routes as follows:
Service A6: Stansted to Portman Square, calling at; Golders Green, Finchley Road, St John’s Wood, Baker Street, Paddington, Marble Arch and Portman Square.
Service A7: Stansted to Victoria Coach Station, calling at; Bow, Mile End, Whitechapel, Southwark, Waterloo, Victoria Train Station and Victoria Bus/Coach Station.
Service A8: Stansted to Kings Cross, calling at; South Hackney, Bethnal Green, Shoreditch, Liverpool Street, Farringdon and Kings Cross London (bus stop is adjacent to St Pancras International Train Station).
Service A9: Stansted to London Stratford, direct service to London Stratford.
Pre-book your low-cost bus transfer with First Essex.
Service X10: Stansted to Basildon, calling at Barnston, Chelmsford, Runwell, Wickford Broadway, Eastmayne and Basildon.
Service X30: Stansted to Southend, calling at Barnston Church School, Chelmsford, Rayleigh Rail Station, Eastwood Rise, Eastwood Kent Elms Corner, Prittlewell Bell, Southend Airport, Southend Victoria Centre and Southend Travel Centre.
Coach and bus services to and from other popular UK destinations
If you want to travel from or to London Stansted Airport you can pre-book a bus or coach service to and from all of the larger UK cities, other London Airports and the majority of the bigger towns and popular places of interest. Many destinations have a direct bus and coach service, others may involve a change, but by booking with our providers you will be given all the information prior to booking so that you can choose the best service which suits you for your journey.
Those who require accessibility services will be able to find a full range at our coach station.
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