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Timetable London to Stansted

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03:00AMLondon1h32 04:32AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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07:00AMLondon1h52 08:52AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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09:00AMLondon1h50 10:50AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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12:00PMLondon1h40 01:40PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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04:00PMLondon2h00 06:00PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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06:00PMLondon1h50 07:50PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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07:00PMLondon1h45 08:45PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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08:00PMLondon1h45 09:45PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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The fastest buses from London to Stansted

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Fastest Journey

1 h 32 m

Average

1 h 47 m

Buses per day

18

Distance

49 km

Of the 18 buses that leave London for Stansted every day 18 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 47 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 32 m .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 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.

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05:00AMLondon1h32 06:32AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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$251One-way
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04:00AMLondon1h32 05:32AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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$251One-way
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03:00AMLondon1h32 04:32AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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$251One-way
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12:00PMLondon1h40 01:40PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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$251One-way
08:00PMLondon1h45 09:45PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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$251One-way

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$17National Express
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$31Greater Anglia
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$19National Express
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$17National Express
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$19National Express
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$31Greater Anglia
$17National Express
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$31Greater Anglia
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$31Greater Anglia
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$17National Express
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$31Greater Anglia
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$31Greater Anglia
$17National Express
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$31Greater Anglia
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The cheapest buses from London to Stansted

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Cheapest

$18

Average

$23

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 $ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 18.

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04:00PMLondon2h00 06:00PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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$181One-way
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06:00PMLondon1h50 07:50PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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$181One-way
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09:00AMLondon1h50 10:50AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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$201One-way
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02:00PMLondon1h50 03:50PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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$201One-way
08:00AMLondon1h52 09:52AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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$251One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Stansted Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
2 hours 45 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $13
Buses depart from:London
Bus arrives in:Stansted
Distance:49 km
Bus Companies:National Express
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London to Stansted with National Express

You can travel by bus from London to Stansted with National Express for as low as $17 (€14). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable bus ride between London and Stansted with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance bus company. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express bus schedule for the London to Stansted trip, so you can select the best times for your upcoming trip. You can take a bus with National Express for the 30 miles (48 km) journey from London to Stansted with prices starting as low as $17 (€14). Select from three different ticket options: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap bus between London and Stansted on Omio today!

When purchasing your National Express bus tickets from London to Stansted, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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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Buses from London to Stansted
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 do cheap buses to Stansted from London cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from London to Stansted for the next 7 days starting from $17 (€14)  one way.
What is the cost of a bus from London to Stansted?
If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Stansted bus price to come in at an average of $18 (€14)  one way.
How far is it from London to Stansted by bus?
The distance to Stansted from London by bus is approximately 30 miles (48 km).
How long is a bus from London to Stansted on average?
On average the London to Stansted bus travel time is 1 h 52 min  for the 30 miles (48 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in London goes to Stansted? What bus station do I come into Stansted from London?

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? Where is the bus station in Stansted?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Stansted, London Stansted Airport, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

What bus providers offer a service to Stansted from London?
When taking a bus from London to Stansted, you can count on National Express, Autostradale or Infobus for the best way to get you to Stansted. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service to Stansted from London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
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: 00 AM   or take the last bus from London to Stansted leaving at 7: 00 PM. Look for the latest London to Stansted bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.
How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from London to Stansted to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy bus tickets to Stansted from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $18 (€14) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from London to Stansted a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
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London Liverpool Street Stn
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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