London to Stansted train

Cheap train tickets from London to Stansted

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Cheapest

16

Average

24

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.

Greater Anglia
11:57AMLondon0h51 12:48PMStansted
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161One-way
Greater Anglia
10:28PMLondon0h43 11:11PMStansted
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231One-way
Greater Anglia
10:58PMLondon0h46 11:44PMStansted
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231One-way
Greater Anglia
09:57PMLondon0h51 10:48PMStansted
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241One-way
Greater Anglia
08:57PMLondon0h51 09:48PMStansted
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241One-way

Train schedule from London to Stansted

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, August 14
Greater Anglia
03:40AMLondon0h54 04:34AMStansted
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Greater Anglia
07:40AMLondon0h42 08:22AMStansted
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Greater Anglia
08:10AMLondon0h48 08:58AMStansted
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Greater Anglia
11:57AMLondon0h51 12:48PMStansted
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Greater Anglia
05:40PMLondon0h42 06:22PMStansted
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Greater Anglia
08:57PMLondon0h51 09:48PMStansted
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Greater Anglia
09:28PMLondon0h54 10:22PMStansted
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Greater Anglia
09:57PMLondon0h51 10:48PMStansted
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Greater Anglia
10:28PMLondon0h43 11:11PMStansted
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Greater Anglia
10:58PMLondon0h46 11:44PMStansted
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Fastest train times from London to Stansted

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Fastest Journey

42 m

Average

48 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

49 km

Of the 10 trains that leave London for Stansted every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Greater Anglia
05:40PMLondon0h42 06:22PMStansted
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241One-way
Greater Anglia
07:40AMLondon0h42 08:22AMStansted
0 transfers
241One-way
Greater Anglia
10:28PMLondon0h43 11:11PMStansted
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231One-way
Greater Anglia
10:58PMLondon0h46 11:44PMStansted
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231One-way
Greater Anglia
08:10AMLondon0h48 08:58AMStansted
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261One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Stansted

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
durationAverage train duration46 min
priceAverage train ticket price$21 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency46 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 45 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreater Anglia

Trains from London to Stansted cover the 30 miles (48 km) long journey taking on average 46 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 46 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $21 (€19), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $15 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Train companies: Abellio Greater Anglia from London to Stansted trains

Travel between London and Stansted from $15 (€14) with Omio’s train partners Abellio Greater Anglia! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Abellio Greater Anglia

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Abellio Greater Anglia from London to Stansted for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Abellio Greater Anglia train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the London to Stansted train with Abellio Greater Anglia (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your London - Stansted journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance between London and Stansted by train is 30 miles (48 km). You can book tickets for this Abellio Greater Anglia train for as low as $15 (€14) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Abellio Greater Anglia tickets from London to Stansted in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Abellio Greater Anglia London - Stansted train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Trains from London to Stansted

Trains in the United Kingdom are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering train routes. Trains from London to Stansted depart from London Liverpool Street train station and take approximately an hour to arrive at Stansted Mountfitchet train station. All London to Stansted trains are operated by Abellio Greater Anglia, which depart from London dozens of times per day.

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London to Stansted Train Cost

Average prices for Trains from London to Stansted when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€20

1 Day in Advance

€17

1 Week in Advance

€14

2 Weeks in Advance

€14

1 Month in Advance

€12

3 Months in Advance

€12

London to Stansted Trains: General Information


Taking the train is the most popular and effective way to travel from London to Stansted.

  • autobus All London to Stansted trains are run by Abellio Greater Anglia.
  • autobus All trains require a transfer at Brussels (and sometimes Rotterdam as well), depart from London Liverpool Street train station and arrive at Stansted Mountfitchet train station.
  • autobus Trains from London to Stansted take as little as 53 minutes to arrive in Stansted.
  • autobus Most travelers book their London to Stansted train tickets 1-2 days in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on London to Stansted trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 15% cheaper to book a London to Stansted train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 30% cheaper to book a train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Finally, London to Stansted train costs are 40% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Travel Tips: Trains from London to Stansted

Travel by train 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
Train tickets to Stansted from London for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $15 (€14)  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $21 (€19)  for a train ticket from London to Stansted.
The train distance from London to Stansted is around 30 miles (48 km).
On average the London to Stansted train travel time is 46 min  for the 30 miles (48 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Some of the London train stations to Stansted you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Stansted include Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet.

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Stansted most often arrive at Stansted Airport and need to travel around 5 miles (8.1 km) from this train station to the city center.

Take the London to Stansted train with Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from London to Stansted as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 45 direct trains per day from London to Stansted. You can look to travel with Greater Anglia  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
On average, there are 46 trains a day from London to Stansted. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from London to Stansted at 4: 58 AM   or take the last train from London to Stansted leaving at 10: 58 PM. Look for the latest London to Stansted train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
You can find trains between London and Stansted to cost on average $21 (€19) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the London to Stansted train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Stansted
London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your trip to Stansted.
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Public transit options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transit options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transit options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transit options for Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transit options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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