The cheapest buses from London to Stansted

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Cheapest

$15

Average

$20

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Stansted will cost around $ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 15.

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Timetable London to Stansted

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The fastest buses from London to Stansted

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

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Average

1 h 16 m

Buses per day

102

Distance

49 km

Of the 102 buses that leave London for Stansted every day 102 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 49 km distance in an average of 1 h 16 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 20 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

05:35AMLondon0h00 05:35AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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Bus Information between London and Stansted

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
durationAverage bus duration45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$15 (€12)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesAirport Bus Express Ltd, National Express, Autostradale or Infobus

Buses from London to Stansted cover the 30 miles (48 km) long trip taking on average 45 min with our travel partners like Airport Bus Express Ltd, National Express, Autostradale or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $15 (€12), but the average price of bus tickets is $15 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Stansted, London Stansted Airport.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between London and Stansted, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your bus tickets from London to Stansted due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Buses from London to Stansted

    As an economical alternative to the train, buses from London to Stansted Airport in Essex offer travelers a frequent direct connection from the center of the capital to the airport terminal. Services with a choice of operators provide daily direct buses to the airport seven days a week, with journey times averaging around one hour and 40 minutes. Schedules run around the clock, ensuring there is always a direct bus service to fit in with airport flight departures.

    Which bus companies travel from London to Stansted?

    UK national bus company National Express provides frequent direct connections from London to Stansted. In addition Airport Bus Express provides direct connections on this route north from central London to the airport.

    How long is the bus from London to Stansted?

    The fastest bus connections on the 42 mile road journey from central London to Stansted Airport are some night services which take one hour and 30 minutes to reach the terminal. With more traffic on the roads, daytime connections from central London mostly take just under two hours.

    How many buses are there from London to Stansted?

    There is a continuous, around-the-clock direct bus service from London to Stansted seven days a week. Frequency varies depending on the time of day, from roughly hourly late night and early morning services to at least four to five departures an hour to Stansted in the daytime and early evening.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from London to Stansted?

    Departure bus station: All coaches will depart from London Victoria Coach Station. Victoria Coach Station is the capital's main bus terminus, located on the south-west side of central London. Public transport options include Underground trains on three lines to the nearby Victoria Tube station and city buses stopping on Buckingham Palace Road and Ebury Street. Facilities available at the station include food stores, coffee bars and luggage storage amenities.

    Arrival bus station: Passengers will arrive at Stansted Airport. The Stansted bus terminus is right in front of the airport terminal and adjacent to the rail station, with bus and taxi connections available to nearby Stansted Mountfitchet or Bishop's Stortford and local and national train links. The airport terminal has numerous facilities including stores, restaurants, luggage storage options and car rental desks.

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    Take the bus to Stansted easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Stansted.
    FAQs
    How much does a cheap bus to Stansted from London cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from London to Stansted to cost as little as $15 (€12)  in the next 7 days.
    How much is the bus to Stansted from London on average?
    If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Stansted bus to cost on average $15 (€12)  one way.
    How far is London to Stansted by bus?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Stansted from London by bus to be approximately 30 miles (48 km).
    How long is the bus to Stansted from London?
    On average the London to Stansted bus travel time is 45 min  for the 30 miles (48 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    When traveling by bus from London to Stansted, which bus station in London do I depart from and which bus station in Stansted do I arrive in?

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Stansted, London Stansted Airport.

    Where is the bus station in London to go to Stansted? Where is the bus station in Stansted located?

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this bus station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Stansted, London Stansted Airport and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the bus station to the city center in Stansted.

    What bus companies go from London to Stansted?
    Take the London to Stansted bus with Airport Bus Express Ltd, National Express, Autostradale or Infobus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip from London to Stansted as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Are there any direct buses from London to Stansted?
    Yes, there are direct buses between London and Stansted, and you can find a direct bus for this journey with National Express or Airport Bus Express Ltd  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    What are the first and last departure bus times from London to Stansted?
    You can take the earliest bus from London to Stansted at 6: 35 AM   or take the last bus from London to Stansted leaving at 11: 10 PM. Look for the latest London to Stansted bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
    How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from London to Stansted to get the best deals?
    The price of a one way bus ticket from London to Stansted is on average $15 (€12) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this journey. In general, you can find bus tickets between London and Stansted available a few months in advance.
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City