The cheapest trains from London to Stansted

Showing times and prices for Oct 19

Cheapest

$31

Average

$31

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 $ 31 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 31.

Cheapest
06:10AMLondon Liverpool Street0h52 07:02AMStansted Airport
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$311One-way
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08:55AMLondon Liverpool Street0h52 09:47AMStansted Airport
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$311One-way
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06:40AMLondon Liverpool Street0h50 07:30AMStansted Airport
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$311One-way
Cheapest
05:40AMLondon Liverpool Street0h49 06:29AMStansted Airport
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$311One-way
Cheapest
08:25AMLondon Liverpool Street0h50 09:15AMStansted Airport
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$311One-way

Timetable London to Stansted

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04:40AMLondon Liverpool Street0h59 05:39AMStansted Airport
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05:10AMLondon Liverpool Street0h50 06:00AMStansted Airport
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05:40AMLondon Liverpool Street0h49 06:29AMStansted Airport
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06:10AMLondon Liverpool Street0h52 07:02AMStansted Airport
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06:40AMLondon Liverpool Street0h50 07:30AMStansted Airport
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07:10AMLondon Liverpool Street0h52 08:02AMStansted Airport
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07:25AMLondon Liverpool Street0h50 08:15AMStansted Airport
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07:55AMLondon Liverpool Street0h50 08:45AMStansted Airport
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08:25AMLondon Liverpool Street0h50 09:15AMStansted Airport
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08:55AMLondon Liverpool Street0h52 09:47AMStansted Airport
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09:25AMLondon Liverpool Street0h49 10:14AMStansted Airport
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Mon
Oct 18
$31Greater Anglia
$15National Express
Tue
Oct 19
$31Greater Anglia
$15National Express
Wed
Oct 20
$31Greater Anglia
$15National Express
Thu
Oct 21
$31Greater Anglia
$15National Express
Fri
Oct 22
$31Greater Anglia
$15National Express
Sat
Oct 23
$31Greater Anglia
$15Airport Bus Express Ltd
Sun
Oct 24
$31Greater Anglia
$15Airport Bus Express Ltd
Mon
Oct 25
$31Greater Anglia
$15Airport Bus Express Ltd
Tue
Oct 26
$31Greater Anglia
$15Airport Bus Express Ltd
Wed
Oct 27
$31Greater Anglia
$13Airport Bus Express Ltd
Thu
Oct 28
$31Greater Anglia
$13Airport Bus Express Ltd
Fri
Oct 29
$31Greater Anglia
$14Megabus
Sat
Oct 30
$31Greater Anglia
$13Airport Bus Express Ltd
Sun
Oct 31
$31Greater Anglia
$14Megabus
Mon
Nov 1
$31Greater Anglia
$14Megabus
Tue
Nov 2
$31Greater Anglia
$14Megabus
Wed
Nov 3
$31Greater Anglia
$14Megabus
Thu
Nov 4
$31Greater Anglia
$14Megabus
Fri
Nov 5
$31Greater Anglia
$14Megabus
Sat
Nov 6
$31Greater Anglia
$14Megabus
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Nov 7
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The fastest trains from London to Stansted

Showing times and prices for Oct 19

Fastest Journey

49 m

Average

51 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

49 km

Of the 11 trains that leave London for Stansted every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 49 km distance in an average of 51 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 49 m .

The slowest trains will take 59 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.

Fastest
05:40AMLondon Liverpool Street0h49 06:29AMStansted Airport
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$311One-way
Fastest
09:25AMLondon Liverpool Street0h49 10:14AMStansted Airport
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$311One-way
06:40AMLondon Liverpool Street0h50 07:30AMStansted Airport
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$311One-way
08:25AMLondon Liverpool Street0h50 09:15AMStansted Airport
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$311One-way
07:55AMLondon Liverpool Street0h50 08:45AMStansted Airport
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$311One-way

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Train Information from London to Stansted

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
durationAverage train duration48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€25)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreater Anglia

Trains from London to Stansted cover the 30 miles (48 km) long route taking on average 48 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $31 (€25), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $31 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Stansted Airport.

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
How much do cheap trains between London and Stansted cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from London to Stansted to cost as little as $31 (€25)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between London and Stansted?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Stansted train to cost on average $31 (€25)  one way.
What is the distance between London and Stansted by train?
The train distance from London to Stansted is around 30 miles (48 km).
How long is a train to Stansted from London on average?
The train time between London and Stansted is on average 48 min  for the 30 miles (48 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Stansted by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in London goes to Stansted? What train station do I come into Stansted from London?

When taking the train to Stansted from London, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your route can end in train stations such as Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Where is the London train station located? Where is the Stansted train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Stansted Airport, located 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from the city center.

Which train providers can get me from London to Stansted?
For the best London to Stansted train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Stansted from London to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I book a direct train from London to Stansted?
Yes, there are 50 direct trains from London to Stansted per day with Greater Anglia  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
How many trains are there between London and Stansted a day?
On average, there are 50 trains a day from London to Stansted. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from London to Stansted? When does the last train depart from London to Stansted?
You can take the earliest train from London to Stansted at 7: 25 AM   or take the last train from London to Stansted leaving at 9: 37 AM. Look for the latest London to Stansted train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How early should I buy London to Stansted train tickets to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from London to Stansted within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $31 (€25) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between London and Stansted are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
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.
Amenities at station
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
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
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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Connections to/from station
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar