Cheap bus tickets from London to Stansted

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Average

$22

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 $ 22 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 20.

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12:35PMLondon0h50 01:25PMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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04:35AMLondon0h50 05:25AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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Bus schedule from London to Stansted

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12:01AMLondon1h31 01:32AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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12:10AMLondon0h50 01:00AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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01:00AMLondon1h32 02:32AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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02:00AMLondon1h32 03:32AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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02:30AMLondon1h32 04:02AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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02:35AMLondon0h45 03:20AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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02:50AMLondon1h32 04:22AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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03:00AMLondon0h45 03:45AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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03:10AMLondon1h32 04:42AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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03:20AMLondon0h40 04:00AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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03:30AMLondon1h32 05:02AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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03:50AMLondon1h32 05:22AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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04:00AMLondon0h40 04:40AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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04:10AMLondon1h32 05:42AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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04:30AMLondon1h32 06:02AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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04:35AMLondon0h50 05:25AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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05:00AMLondon1h32 06:32AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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05:30AMLondon1h40 07:10AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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05:35AMLondon0h40 06:15AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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06:00AMLondon1h45 07:45AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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06:30AMLondon1h52 08:22AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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07:30AMLondon1h52 09:22AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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07:35AMLondon0h50 08:25AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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08:20AMLondon0h50 09:10AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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08:30AMLondon1h52 10:22AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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09:30AMLondon1h40 11:10AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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09:30AMLondon1h52 11:22AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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09:35AMLondon0h50 10:25AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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10:30AMLondon1h52 12:22PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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10:35AMLondon0h50 11:25AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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11:00AMLondon1h52 12:52PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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11:35AMLondon0h50 12:25PMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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12:00PMLondon1h52 01:52PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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12:30PMLondon1h52 02:22PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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12:35PMLondon0h50 01:25PMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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01:00PMLondon1h40 02:40PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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01:00PMLondon1h52 02:52PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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01:30PMLondon1h52 03:22PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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01:35PMLondon0h50 02:25PMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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02:00PMLondon0h50 02:50PMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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02:00PMLondon1h52 03:52PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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02:30PMLondon1h52 04:22PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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02:35PMLondon0h50 03:25PMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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03:00PMLondon1h52 04:52PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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03:30PMLondon1h52 05:22PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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03:35PMLondon0h50 04:25PMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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04:00PMLondon1h52 05:52PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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04:30PMLondon2h00 06:30PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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04:30PMLondon1h52 06:22PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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04:35PMLondon0h50 05:25PMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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05:00PMLondon1h52 06:52PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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05:30PMLondon1h52 07:22PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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05:35PMLondon0h50 06:25PMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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06:00PMLondon1h52 07:52PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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06:30PMLondon1h52 08:22PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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06:35PMLondon0h50 07:25PMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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07:00PMLondon1h45 08:45PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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07:30PMLondon1h45 09:15PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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07:30PMLondon1h40 09:10PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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07:35PMLondon0h50 08:25PMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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08:00PMLondon1h45 09:45PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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08:30PMLondon1h35 10:05PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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08:35PMLondon0h50 09:25PMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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09:00PMLondon1h35 10:35PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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09:30PMLondon1h32 11:02PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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09:35PMLondon0h50 10:25PMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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10:00PMLondon1h32 11:32PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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10:30PMLondon1h32 12:02AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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10:35PMLondon0h50 11:25PMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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11:00PMLondon1h32 12:32AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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Bus times from London to Stansted

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Fastest Journey

40 m

Average

1 h 25 m

Buses per day

77

Distance

49 km

Of the 77 buses that leave London for Stansted every day 77 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 25 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 40 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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05:35AMLondon0h40 06:15AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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$201One-way
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04:00AMLondon0h40 04:40AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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03:20AMLondon0h40 04:00AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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02:35AMLondon0h45 03:20AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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03:00AMLondon0h45 03:45AMStansted, London Stansted Airport
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Overview: Bus from London to Stansted

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
durationAverage bus duration40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$17 (€14)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesAirport Bus Express Ltd, National Express, Autostradale or Infobus

Buses from London to Stansted cover the 30 miles (48 km) long route taking on average 40 min with our travel partners like Airport Bus Express Ltd, National Express, Autostradale or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $17 (€14), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $14 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Stansted, London Stansted Airport.

Bus companies: National Express from London to Stansted

For as little as $14 (€12) you can travel by bus between London and Stansted with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Stansted bus: 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, should you need to.

    National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between London and Stansted are the following:

    • 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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Stansted from London

    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 are cheap buses from London to Stansted?

    Bus tickets from London to Stansted for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $14 (€12)  one way in the next 7 days.

    What is the price of a bus ticket from London to Stansted?

    The London to Stansted bus ticket price is on average $17 (€14)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.

    What is the distance from 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 40 min  for the 30 miles (48 km) long trip, 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 departure bus station in London located? Where is the arrival bus station in Stansted located?

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Stansted, London Stansted Airport, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city center.

    Which bus providers can get me 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 journey to Stansted from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Are there any nonstop bus services from London to Stansted?

    Yes, you can find a direct bus to Stansted from London with National Express or Airport Bus Express Ltd  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.

    When can I take the first bus from London to Stansted? When can I take the last bus for the day?

    The earliest bus departing from London to Stansted leaves at 5: 35 AM. The last bus departing from London to Stansted leaves at 11: 35 PM. You can find the latest London to Stansted bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    How early should I buy London to Stansted bus tickets to get the best deals?

    You can find buses to Stansted from London to cost on average $17 (€14) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the London to Stansted bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.